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Pittsburgh, PA: What you need to know

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.


Pittsburgh, PA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 305,928
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $40,715
Median Home Price $94,700

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Pittsburgh, PA Demographics

Median Population in Pittsburgh, PA

Median Age 33.2%
Age 18 Over 84%
Age 21 Over 76.2%
Age 62 Over 17.4%
Age 65 Over 14%

Race in Pittsburgh, PA

  Ethnicity White 66.3%
  Ethnicity Black 24.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.5%

Population By Gender in Pittsburgh, PA

  Male 48.9%
  Female 51.1%

Language in Pittsburgh, PA

  English Only 89.4%
  English Other 10.6%

Economics in Pittsburgh, PA

  Median Household Income $40,715
  Median Home Price $94,700
  Homes Owned 52%
  Homes Rent 48%
  Median Property Rent $810

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Commute Types in Pittsburgh, PA

  Walked 11.1%
  Worked at Home 4%
  Public Transportation 17%
  Other Means 2.9%
  Drove Alone 55.7%
  Carpooled 9.3%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 99
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