Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh has an unemployment rate of 7.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Pittsburgh has seen the job market increase by 0.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 24.4%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Pittsburgh
- The Sales Tax Rate for Pittsburgh is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Pittsburgh is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Pittsburgh
- The average income of a Pittsburgh resident is $27,435 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Pittsburgh resident is $40,009 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  7.1%6.0%
  -7.1%-6.2%
  24.4%33.5%
  7.0%6.2%
  4.6%4.6%
  $30,397$31,177
  $44,092$57,652
  $62,081$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.4%0.6%
  3.8%6.2%
  5.5%10.4%
  1.7%2.7%
  10.1%11.6%
  2.9%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  2.2%2.1%
  5.9%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  8.1%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.7%4.3%
  14.9%9.3%
  18.2%13.8%
  2.8%2.2%
  8.7%7.4%
  4.4%4.9%
  4.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Pittsburgh    181 Reviews
    A Flawed But Lovable City Hated By The Miserable - 8/15/2021
    I'm a Gen-X, blue collar man who has lived here his whole life. And I'm talking the city proper. I've almost never been a suburbanite. I honestly don't know where else... Read More

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    A great place to live - a detailed review - 12/16/2020
    Having lived in Pittsburgh for over 30 years, I think I can give a pretty detailed summary of what it's like here. As with any place, there are positives and... Read More

    Pittsburgh deserves more credit - 2/6/2020
    Reading the other comments posted about Pittsburgh, I felt that I needed to contribute to give Pittsburgh a bit more credit than has been giving. I lived in Pittsburgh... Read More


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