Zip 15237 (Pittsburgh, PA) Cost of Living


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Pittsburgh cost of living score
91.8
Less expensive
8.2% lower
than the US average
3.0% lower
than the Pennsylvania average
Pittsburgh (zip 15237), Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 91.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.2% lower than the U.S. average and 3.0% higher than the average for Pennsylvania.

Zip 15237 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Housing costs in Pittsburgh?
A typical home costs $293,900, which is 13.1% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 21.0% more expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Pittsburgh costs $1,520 per month, which is 6.3% more than the national average of $1,430 and 20.4% more than the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Pittsburgh?
To live comfortably in Pittsburgh (zip 15237), Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $56,160 for a family, and $50,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Pittsburgh?
The cost of living in 15237 Pittsburgh, PA is slightly higher than the national average. Groceries and healthcare are slightly more expensive than the national average while housing costs are quite a bit higher than the norm. Transportation costs such as gas prices, public transportation fares, and parking fees are also above average. The overall cost of living in 15237 Pittsburgh, PA is reflective of the city's location within an urban setting with many amenities and services available to residents.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited States
  91.894.6100.0
  104.5100.3100
  88.7101.1100.0
  106.980.5100.0
  $293,900$242,800$338,100
  101.7%98.2%100.0%
  106.8104.0100.0
  127.0101.5100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 18 years ago

For low crime, good schools, and relatively easy commuting into downtown the North Hills can't be  More

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All of Allegheny County PA (Pittsburgh region) has been besought with taxing uncertainty. We have had reassessments every two years that have been done by a firm in  More

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