Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Best Places to Live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Pittsburgh, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Allegheny County
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
City: Pittsburgh
Zip Codes: 15206, 15213, 15217, 15212, 15210, 15216, 15205, 15220, 15219, 15214, 23 total
Cost of Living: -12.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level
Pittsburgh, PA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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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.


The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsburgh jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh's cost of living is 12.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Pittsburgh's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Pittsburgh, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Allegheny county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.4% to 39.0%. More Voting Stats

Pittsburgh's population is 299,226 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Pittsburgh is Real Estate: $218,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.4%.

Pittsburgh public schools spend $24,040 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Pittsburgh. More Education

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Housing Market in Pittsburgh

It's a good time to buy in Pittsburgh. Home Appreciation is up 19.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Pittsburgh is $218,400.
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Reviews for Pittsburgh   184 Reviews
Why Pittsburgh is the best city in the world - 4/26/2022
I was born and raised in Pittsburgh and I have so many great memories of watching the penguins win the Stanley Cup and the Steelers win the Super Bowl. And love the city... Read More

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Classic, industrial, Northeastern city - 3/26/2022
I grew up in Pittsburgh. It's a great, classic Northeastern, industrial city with so much heart and a lot of character. Very close to the rest of the eastern seaboard by... Read More

Don't Live Here - 11/16/2021
I've lived here a total of roughly a quarter of a century, with stints in San Francisco, Atlanta, Charlotte, and a few other places. I grew up here. It's awful. The... Read More

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