Pittsburgh Metro Area, Pennsylvania 

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Population

2,348,143

-0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$51,883

Median Home Price

$136,172

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Best Places to Live in Pittsburgh Metro Area, Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the Pittsburgh metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cost of living
Cons
Low job growth projections
Clouds and rain
Commute times

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County:
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, 569 total
Zip Codes: 15601, 15301, 15642, 15237, 15108, 16001, 15068, 15317, 15235, 15001, 364 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh Metro Area is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsburgh Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh Metro Area's cost of living is 12.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Pittsburgh Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Pittsburgh metro area voted Republican in the two most recent Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in the previous three. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Pittsburgh Metro Area's population is 2,348,143 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pittsburgh Metro Area is Real Estate: $136,172. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.

SCHOOLS
Pittsburgh Metro Area public schools spend $16,318 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Pittsburgh Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Pittsburgh

It's a good time to buy in Pittsburgh. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Pittsburgh is $136,172.

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Reviews for Pittsburgh   1 Reviews
I liked Pittsburgh - 11/6/2020
I lived in Pittsburgh for 3.5 years and I enjoyed it. You get all four seasons. The springs are fresh, the summers can be humid, the fall is beautiful, and the winter... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN PITTSBURGH METRO AREA, PENNSYLVANIA
15601, 15301, 15642, 15237, 15108, 16001, 15068, 15317, 15235, 15001, 364 total

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