Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 5.2%.

Pittsburgh has seen the job market increase by 0.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.1%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Pittsburgh
- The Sales Tax Rate for Pittsburgh is 7.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Pittsburgh is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.6%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.9%1.6%
  Future Job Growth36.1%38.0%
  Sales Taxes7.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes4.6%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$27,435$28,555
  Household Income$40,009$53,482
  Family Median Income$55,123$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.4%0.6%
  Construction3.8%6.2%
  Manufacturing5.5%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.7%2.7%
  Retail trade10.1%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.9%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.2%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.9%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.7%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.7%4.3%
  Educational services14.9%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance18.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.8%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.7%7.4%
  Other services4.4%4.9%
  Public administration4.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Pittsburgh    172 Reviews
    Brown - 4/3/2018
    This place has no sun. This winter has been hard. We are in April and Next 2 week forecast is rain, low temps. Of course we could get hurricanes, tornadoes, etc. but... Read More

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    Good and Bad..depends on what you are looking for - 11/28/2017
    Hi, born in Germany, grew up in Queens/Manhattan. Lived in Ohio, Cali, PA, CT, MI and Europe. Have traveled all over the states and the world. Have lived very rural to... Read More

    Pitts—burgh - 11/8/2017
    As a native that has always been in personal conflict with the non tolerant experiences I have lived through and practices of the majority here I can honestly state;... Read More


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