Pittsburgh Metro Area, Pennsylvania 

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Population

2,353,050

5% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$51,883

Avg. Home Price

$139,300

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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
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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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County:
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
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 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsburgh Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.83%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh Metro Area's cost of living is 9.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Pittsburgh Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Pittsburgh Metro Area's population is 2,353,050 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.58%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pittsburgh Metro Area is $139,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.97%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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