Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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-1.0% since 2020

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9.1 / 4.9

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Best Places to Live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a vibrant city full of attractions for all types of travelers. Visitors can explore the iconic landmarks along the Three Rivers, such as Mt Washington and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Culture enthusiasts can take in the breathtaking architecture at the Mattress Factory or visit Point State Park to learn more about Pittsburgh’s rich history. Nature lovers can explore Phipps Conservatory or spend an afternoon taking in spectacular views at Grandview Overlook Park. After dark, locals and visitors alike can enjoy delicious cuisine from ethnic eateries, cocktail lounges and craft breweries scattered throughout the city. With its welcoming atmosphere and diverse attractions, Pittsburgh offers something for everyone! Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River.
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: -8.1% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

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Pittsburgh, Pa Housing Market
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Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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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 8.1% 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 303,207 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: $204,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

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 5.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Pittsburgh is $204,700.
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Reviews for Pittsburgh   189 Reviews
Pittsburgh has very trendy, hip spots - 1/30/2023
I left Pittsburgh for Cleveland and boy do I appreciate Pittsburgh now. Parts of Pittsburgh are blue collar but sections like East Liberty, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill and... Read More

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Great for families - 1/3/2023
I will give Pittsburgh 5 Stars for the ability to raise a family but it certainly has deficits that I'll cover at the end. I grew up in a small river town 45 minutes... Read More

As a Builder, Working Experience In Pittsburgh, PA - 1/3/2023
As a custom home builder in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I have had the opportunity to work in a number of different cities and towns across the state. In my experience,... Read More

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