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Overview
Population:2,357,981
Pop. Change:-3%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area:Pittsburgh Metro Area
County:Allegheny, Westmoreland, ... 7 total
City:Pittsburgh, Hempfield township (Westmoreland county), ... 570 total
Zip Code:15601, 15301, ... 363 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Pittsburgh's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Pittsburgh Metro Area

Profile: Large city  Location: West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River Elevation: 760 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Metro Area

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.

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The median home cost in Pittsburgh Metro Area is $111,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh Metro Area's cost of living is 10.00% Lower than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


Ranked #1 The Best Cities to Relocate to in America
Ranked #1 Most Romantic Cities for Boomers
Ranked #1 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Large Metros)
Ranked #3 Most Secure Large Cities in the U.S.
Ranked #3 Best US Cities for Seniors 2011
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Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Pittsburgh Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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