What you need to know about Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh may be known as the Steel City for its 300-plus steel-related companies and its six-time championship winning NFL team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, yet when it comes to arts, education and lifestyle amenities, the city is far from the rigidity such a name may imply. With more than 60 colleges and universities, including research and development leaders Carnegie-Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh, the city also earns praise for its smart population.

Top100_BeerCities_2015
Top 10 Downtowns 2015
Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013

Population

306,045
Down by 2.31%
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Nearby Cities

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Median Home Price

$91,500
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 48.79%
48.79% Complete
Homes Rented 51.21%
51.21% Complete

Real Estate

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Ready to move to Pittsburgh? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Pittsburgh.

Schools

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Pittsburgh rates.

Median Household Income

$40,009
Lower than the national average

Business

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Pittsburgh.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Pittsburgh.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 37%
37% Complete
Graduated High School 91%
91% Complete

Pittsburgh, PA's Rankings

Top100_BeerCities_2015
Top 10 Downtowns 2015
Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013

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