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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living

Cons

-Low job growth projections
-Clouds and rain
-Commute times


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.


Highlights


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

Quick Facts About Pittsburgh


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh Metro Area's cost of living is 10.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    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.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Pittsburgh Metro Area is $111,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    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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