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What Bert Has To Say About Pittsburgh Metro Area

Once a rough and gritty center for the steelmaking industry, Pittsburgh is now home to one lone blast furnace and a wide assortment of other industries. Pittsburgh has a tremendous base of headquarters operations for U.S. and some foreign companies in a variety of industries from banking to food processing to steel and heavy manufactured goods to pharmaceuticals. These include Alcoa, HJ Heinz, PNC Bank, PPG Industries, Mellon Bank, US Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Wesco, Bayer North America, GlaxoSmithKline, American Eagle Outfitters, General Nutrition Centers, and more.


  • Location: West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River
  • Country: United States
  • State: Pennsylvania
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  • Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area

Quick Facts About Pittsburgh

    The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh Metro Area is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsburgh Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.44 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh Metro Area's cost of living is 10.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Pittsburgh Metro Area's population is 2,357,981 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.94 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Pittsburgh Metro Area is $111,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.80 percent.
    Pittsburgh Metro Area public schools spend $15,649 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Pittsburgh Metro Area.

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re: Austin TX to Pittsburgh PA - 7/26/2015
The air is not cleaner,nor is there much... (read more)
re: I recently relocated to Pittsburgh - 3/13/2015
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re: Hated Pittsburgh - 1/26/2011
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