Pittsburgh skyline behind a tree with red leaves.

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Civics 54
Demographics 43
Economy 50
Education 62
Health 74
Housing 56
Infrastructure 69

#20. Pittsburgh, PA

Known as “The Steel City” for its 300-plus steel-related companies as well as “City of Bridges” for its 446 bridges, Pittsburgh houses 1,600 technology firms and is located at the confluence of the Allegheny, Ohio and Monongahela rivers. With more than 60 college and universities, Pittsburgh is also a major sports town thanks to the NFL Steelers, MLB Pirates and defending NHL champion Penguins. In addition, a convenience for residents is the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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