Pittsburgh Metro Area, Pennsylvania 

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Population

2,309,246

-0.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$51,883

Median Home Price

$196,500

Median Age

43

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.8

summer / winter

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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.
State: Pennsylvania
County:
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
City: Pittsburgh, Hempfield township (Westmoreland Cnty), 569 total
Zip Codes: 15601, 15301, 15642, 15237, 15108, 15317, 16001, 15068, 15235, 15001, 364 total
Cost of Living: -12.9% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level
Pittsburgh, PA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh Metro Area is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the Pittsburgh metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Pittsburgh metro area remained narrowly Republican, 50.7% to 47.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Pittsburgh Metro Area's population is 2,309,246 people. Since 2020, 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: $196,500. 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 16.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Pittsburgh is $196,500.
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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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MAPS OF PITTSBURGH METRO AREA, PENNSYLVANIA
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ZIP CODES IN PITTSBURGH METRO AREA, PENNSYLVANIA
15601, 15301, 15642, 15237, 15108, 15317, 16001, 15068, 15235, 15001, 364 total

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