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Pittsburgh
  • City in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Pittsburgh is a city in Pennsylvania with a population of 302,205. Pittsburgh is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Pittsburgh offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Pittsburgh there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Pittsburgh and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pittsburgh are above average.

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About Pittsburgh...
Population
302,205

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$125,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$958
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    289.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    230
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    443.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,331.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    241
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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