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Rankings for Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Ranked
#1 Most Romantic Cities for Boomers
Home may be where the heart is, but for many baby boomers, home is also where guests stop by unannounced, ""to-do"" lists seem... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#1 The Best Cities to Relocate to in America
Relocation is sometimes a sound solution for increasing unemployment rates and fewer secure jobs. Many people are considering rel... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#1 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Large Metros)
EIGHTH ANNUAL FARMERS INSURANCE STUDY RANKS THE MOST SECURE PLACES TO LIVE IN THE U.S. Pittsburgh rated country’s most secure lar... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#3 Best US Cities for Seniors 2011
Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement recently commissioned a survey of the Best U.S. Cities for S... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#3 Most Secure Large Cities in the U.S.
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®annually ranks hundreds of U.S. communities based on safety and security. In this year’s l... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#4 Fiscally Fit Cities Report
State Farm Insurance and BestPlaces have released the Fiscally Fit Cities Report revealing that fewer than half of American ... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#5 Gloomiest Places in America
The data team at BestPlaces.net determined each metro area’s Gloom Score by looking at three key environmental factors for the m... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#5 Best Cities for Seniors 2005
A study from Sperlings BestPlaces identifies those places which do the best job of caring for its elderly population. The ""Bes... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#6 Hypertension Hot Spots
A national analysis conducted by Sperling’s BestPlaces identifies the nation’s Hypertension Hot Spots, or cities that fa... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#6 Best and Worst Cities for Sleep
As our lifestyle becomes increasingly stressful due to work, relationships, and world events, the need for sleep becomes eve... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#8 Best Block Party Places
Best Block Party Places... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#8 America's Best Cities for a Healthy Retirement
Retirement used to mean heading South to bake in the sun, spending the rest of one’s life playing tennis, golf and shuffleboar... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#9 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Feeling safe and secure is especially important to Americans these days. Recent events have reminded us that the safety of our l... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#11 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Large Metro Areas)
Safety and security are among the most basic human needs, and a safe, secure environment in which to live, work and raise a famil... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#12 Best Baseball Cities
The most special month of the year for every baseball fan. The World Series determines the best baseball team, but did you ever w... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#12 Wrinkle Ranking Cities Most at Risk for Skin Damage by 2040
THE FACE OF THE FUTURE: ROC® SKINCARE PREDICTS THE MOST WRINKLE-PRONE CITIES IN AMERICA - a city by city look at the metropoli... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#15 Most Congested Cities
To help frustrated nighttime nasal congestion sufferers understand the factors greatly contributing to their chronic nasal congest... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#15 America's Most Playful Cities
Dove Chocolate teams up with Sperling’s BestPlaces to find the cities where people are being the most playful, and where ther... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#16 Americas Manliest Cites 2011
Rankings for the 3rd Annual Combos Americas Manliest Cities... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#17 America's Riskiest Online Cities
Cybercrime, a threat that affects one in five online shoppers and cost Americans $560 million in 2009 due to online fraud, may hit... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#17 Best Airports to Make a Connection
The thought of flying during the holidays normally conjures up images of screaming kids with colds, cancelled flights and less-th... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#17 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays – which cities have the biggest holiday crush of travelers? Here are the 100 U.S. cities which show ... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#17 America's Top Hygge Cities
Hygge is the Danish concept of creating cozy environments that foster well-being and contentment. Many Americans have eagerly ado... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#18 Best Cities for Teleworking - Large Metro Areas
US Cities ripe for mobile workstyle enabled by Intel(r) Centrino(r) Duo Mobile Technology.... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#22 Healthiest Cities
The Centrum® Healthiest Cities Study, First of Its Kind, Seeks to Inspire Americans to Achieve a Balanced, Healthy Lifestyle... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#22 Failure To Lunch
The Cities Where Workers Can't Get Away From Their Desk Sperling's BestPlaces was commissioned by restaurant ch... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#26 Cities on the Edge of Greatness
Sperling’s BestPlaces and Edge® Shave Gel Reveal American Cities Poised for Greatness in Sports, Art, Music, Culture.... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#28 2005 Best Places to Live
2005 Best Places to Live Study.... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#29 America’s Manliest Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#31 Worst Cities for Respiratory Infections
A new analysis, which ranked the 50 worst cities for respiratory infections in the United States, names Greenville, South Caroli... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#31 America’s Manliest Sports Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#32 Most Comfortable Summer Cities
When it comes to summer and its accompanying hot weather, there are so many beautiful things - beach days, barbecues, revea... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#33 Sleepless Cities 2011
Bert Sperling releases the results of his latest study on sleeplessness, and finds that Louisville, Kentucky has the distin... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#34 Best Cities for Board Gamers
The data team at BestPlaces.net calculated each metro area’s Board Gamer Score based on board game interest and sales from th... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#34 Most Irritation Prone Cities
A new study measuring everyday irritations like heat, traffic and household pests ranks major southern cities among the most irr... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#34 Most Energetic Cities
We conducted a recent study in partnership with Tahitian Noni International HiroTM, a new healthy beverage line, on ""Most ... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#35 Most Competitive Public Colleges
Most Competitive Public Colleges... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#35 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Everybody gets a headache now and then, but did you know that the severe headaches known as migraines affect over 29 million Am... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#37 Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings
Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings.... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#38 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Bars and clubs that promote the ubiquitous "Ladies Night" might be surprised to find their citys gender gap favors the men. S... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#39 America’s Least Manly Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#46 Stressful Cities 2012
Sperling’s BestPlaces, a research firm specializing in livability rankings, has released its new study of major cities with the mo... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#50 Most Competitive Private Colleges
Most Competitive Private Colleges... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#50 Most and Least Risky Places for Identity Theft
Sperling’s BestPlaces has released a new study that highlights the cities where residents are at a higher risk for iJack... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#60 High Gas Prices - Which Cities are Hit the Hardest?
Gas prices have recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down any time soon. The average U.S. family with tw... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#61 The Most Single Cities
As interesting as the nation as a whole is trending, Sperling said, we want to see which places had the greatest percentage of si... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#67 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Scientists are warning that raging brush fires could become routine. Florida is running out of water to meet the needs of its grow... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#68 2005 High Gas Prices
Gas prices recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down. Today the average U.S. family with two drivers p... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#73 America’s Best (and Worst) Cities for Dating
Hooking that hottie is hard enough without the odds stacked against you, so the city researchers at Sperling’s BestPlaces have ide... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#74 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Between international terrorism and a struggling economy, todays Americans are faced with more stress than ever. In this new s... Read More

Pittsburgh Ranked
#247 Best Green Cities
Country Home magazine, in conjunction with Sperlings BestPlaces, reveals that Burlington, Vermont is the 2007 Best Green Pla... Read More

Rankings for Boston

Boston Ranked
#1 Most Competitive Private Colleges
Most Competitive Private Colleges... Read More

Boston Ranked
#1 Most Difficult Cities to Navigate
Following the national launch of Avis Assist, a mobile phone-based navigation system powered by Motorolas VIAMOTO software, Avis ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#1 Safest Cities for Families with Young Children
Sperling’s BestPlaces Looks at Best Safety Practices for Cities and Outlines Tips to Help Parents Reduce Preventable Acc... Read More

Boston Ranked
#2 America's Riskiest Online Cities
Cybercrime, a threat that affects one in five online shoppers and cost Americans $560 million in 2009 due to online fraud, may hit... Read More

Boston Ranked
#2 Best US Cities for Seniors 2011
Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement recently commissioned a survey of the Best U.S. Cities for S... Read More

Boston Ranked
#2 Cities on the Edge of Greatness
Sperling’s BestPlaces and Edge® Shave Gel Reveal American Cities Poised for Greatness in Sports, Art, Music, Culture.... Read More

Boston Ranked
#2 Best Cities for Teleworking - Extra Large Metro Areas
US Cities ripe for mobile workstyle enabled by Intel(r) Centrino(r) Duo Mobile Technology.... Read More

Boston Ranked
#3 America’s Least Manly Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#4 The Most Single Cities
As interesting as the nation as a whole is trending, Sperling said, we want to see which places had the greatest percentage of si... Read More

Boston Ranked
#4 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Feeling safe and secure is especially important to Americans these days. Recent events have reminded us that the safety of our... Read More

Boston Ranked
#5 Most Energetic Cities
We conducted a recent study in partnership with Tahitian Noni International HiroTM, a new healthy beverage line, on ""Most ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#5 Most Secure Large Cities in the U.S.
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®annually ranks hundreds of U.S. communities based on safety and security. In this year’s l... Read More

Boston Ranked
#6 America's Most Playful Cities
Dove Chocolate teams up with Sperling’s BestPlaces to find the cities where people are being the most playful, and where ther... Read More

Boston Ranked
#7 America’s Best Cities for Foodies
The term “foodie” emerged on the Internet to refer to people with gourmet sensibilities. A foodie is a person whose hobby is fo... Read More

Boston Ranked
#8 Best Airports to Make a Connection
The thought of flying during the holidays normally conjures up images of screaming kids with colds, cancelled flights and less-th... Read More

Boston Ranked
#8 America's Top Hygge Cities
Hygge is the Danish concept of creating cozy environments that foster well-being and contentment. Many Americans have eagerly ado... Read More

Boston Ranked
#8 Sleep in the City Study
Sleep in the City Study... Read More

Boston Ranked
#8 Best States for LGBTQ Rights
BestPlaces looked at ten indicators to produce the first ranking of Best States for LGBTQ Rights. Same-sex marriage is the only ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#9 America's Top Hygge Cities
Hygge is the Danish concept of creating cozy environments that foster well-being and contentment. Many Americans have eagerly ado... Read More

Boston Ranked
#9 Best Cities for Seniors 2005
A study from Sperlings BestPlaces identifies those places which do the best job of caring for its elderly population. The ""Bes... Read More

Boston Ranked
#10 Gloomiest Places in America
The data team at BestPlaces.net determined each metro area’s Gloom Score by looking at three key environmental factors for the m... Read More

Boston Ranked
#11 Healthiest Cities
The Centrum® Healthiest Cities Study, First of Its Kind, Seeks to Inspire Americans to Achieve a Balanced, Healthy Lifestyle... Read More

Boston Ranked
#11 Best Cities for Board Gamers
The data team at BestPlaces.net calculated each metro area’s Board Gamer Score based on board game interest and sales from th... Read More

Boston Ranked
#12 Best and Worst Cities for Sleep
As our lifestyle becomes increasingly stressful due to work, relationships, and world events, the need for sleep becomes eve... Read More

Boston Ranked
#12 Most Romantic Cities for Boomers
Home may be where the heart is, but for many baby boomers, home is also where guests stop by unannounced, ""to-do"" lists seem... Read More

Boston Ranked
#13 America’s Manliest Sports Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#13 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Feeling safe and secure is especially important to Americans these days. Recent events have reminded us that the safety of our l... Read More

Boston Ranked
#15 Wrinkle Ranking Cities Most at Risk for Skin Damage by 2040
THE FACE OF THE FUTURE: ROC® SKINCARE PREDICTS THE MOST WRINKLE-PRONE CITIES IN AMERICA - a city by city look at the metropoli... Read More

Boston Ranked
#15 Best Baseball Cities
The most special month of the year for every baseball fan. The World Series determines the best baseball team, but did you ever w... Read More

Boston Ranked
#19 2005 High Gas Prices
Gas prices recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down. Today the average U.S. family with two drivers p... Read More

Boston Ranked
#19 Failure To Lunch
The Cities Where Workers Can't Get Away From Their Desk Sperling's BestPlaces was commissioned by restaurant ch... Read More

Boston Ranked
#20 Most Comfortable Summer Cities
When it comes to summer and its accompanying hot weather, there are so many beautiful things - beach days, barbecues, revea... Read More

Boston Ranked
#20 Sleepless Cities 2011
Bert Sperling releases the results of his latest study on sleeplessness, and finds that Louisville, Kentucky has the distin... Read More

Boston Ranked
#22 Best Block Party Places
Best Block Party Places... Read More

Boston Ranked
#24 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Bars and clubs that promote the ubiquitous "Ladies Night" might be surprised to find their citys gender gap favors the men. S... Read More

Boston Ranked
#24 Sperlings Skincare Wrinkle Ranking
Sperling’s BestPlaces, partnering with RoC® Skincare, a pioneer in anti-aging innovation, unveils new data that demonstrates the c... Read More

Boston Ranked
#26 Most and Least Risky Places for Identity Theft
Sperling’s BestPlaces has released a new study that highlights the cities where residents are at a higher risk for iJack... Read More

Boston Ranked
#31 Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings
Second Annual “America’s Manliest Cities” Rankings.... Read More

Boston Ranked
#33 Most Irritation Prone Cities
A new study measuring everyday irritations like heat, traffic and household pests ranks major southern cities among the most irr... Read More

Boston Ranked
#35 Stressful Cities 2012
Sperling’s BestPlaces, a research firm specializing in livability rankings, has released its new study of major cities with the mo... Read More

Boston Ranked
#38 America’s Manliest Cities
Step aside men of Motown, Sin City and the Big Apple. Nashville now ranks as the manliest city in America. Mars Snackfood ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#40 Fiscally Fit Cities Report
State Farm Insurance and BestPlaces have released the Fiscally Fit Cities Report revealing that fewer than half of American ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#41 Worst Cities for Respiratory Infections
A new analysis, which ranked the 50 worst cities for respiratory infections in the United States, names Greenville, South Caroli... Read More

Boston Ranked
#42 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays – which cities have the biggest holiday crush of travelers? Here are the 100 U.S. cities which show ... Read More

Boston Ranked
#43 Hypertension Hot Spots
A national analysis conducted by Sperling’s BestPlaces identifies the nation’s Hypertension Hot Spots, or cities that fa... Read More

Boston Ranked
#45 Americas Manliest Cites 2011
Rankings for the 3rd Annual Combos Americas Manliest Cities... Read More

Boston Ranked
#49 High Gas Prices - Which Cities are Hit the Hardest?
Gas prices have recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down any time soon. The average U.S. family with tw... Read More

Boston Ranked
#63 America’s Best (and Worst) Cities for Dating
Hooking that hottie is hard enough without the odds stacked against you, so the city researchers at Sperling’s BestPlaces have ide... Read More

Boston Ranked
#64 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Scientists are warning that raging brush fires could become routine. Florida is running out of water to meet the needs of its grow... Read More

Boston Ranked
#67 Best Green Cities
Country Home magazine, in conjunction with Sperlings BestPlaces, reveals that Burlington, Vermont is the 2007 Best Green Pla... Read More

Boston Ranked
#71 2005 Best Places to Live
2005 Best Places to Live Study.... Read More

Boston Ranked
#77 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Between international terrorism and a struggling economy, todays Americans are faced with more stress than ever. In this new s... Read More

Boston Ranked
#108 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Everybody gets a headache now and then, but did you know that the severe headaches known as migraines affect over 29 million Am... Read More

Boston Ranked
#121 Best Green Cities
Country Home magazine, in conjunction with Sperlings BestPlaces, reveals that Burlington, Vermont is the 2007 Best Green Pla... Read More


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Reviews for Pittsburgh    178 Reviews
Ok if you have a decent job to survive. - 1/3/2020
I grew up here and I left for a few decades and returned. Do not move here unless you have a job lined up and you expect it to be stable. Finding even a low paying job... Read More

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Just DON'T - 12/22/2019
I'm Pittsburgh born & bred. While I do believe we are the survivors and could live almost anywhere you put us, that's mainly because this city sucks! I've lived in all... Read More

Pittsburgh is turning into a Liberal he’ll hole - 11/17/2019
Taxes are so high, people are sick of working to pay for the city full of welfare recipients. Liberal Gov and Mayors in all major cities in PA are dragging down our... Read More

Reviews for Boston    116 Reviews
Boston is great? Think again. - 8/6/2019
I was born and raised in Boston, the only good thing about this place is the money, if you have a great job. Other than that, the weather sucks, people are rude, people... Read More

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Boston gets a bad reputation - 8/2/2019
I grew up 25 miles outside of Boston and currently live about an hour north in New Hampshire. Boston definitely isn't for everyone its crowded and expensive, it can be... Read More

Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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ZIPS IN PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
15206, 15213, 15217, 15212, 15210, 15216, 15205, 15220, 15219, 15214, 23 total
ZIPS IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, 30 total

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