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2022 Best Neighborhoods for Young Professionals in the Pittsburgh Area

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  1. #1 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Downtown

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says The weather is not the best, however, the atmosphere in Pittsburgh is really chill. It is a very intellectual part of town, with medical centers and colleges in one place..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,071,

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  2. #2 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Strip District

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Living in the Strip District was so much fun; it's increasingly becoming a place with more longer-term residents and new reinvestment and seeing the growth and development has been wonderful. The....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,129,

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  3. #3 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Lower Lawrenceville

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says More development! Lots of great restaurants already but parking is hard to find if you live there. No permits in Lower Lawrenceville, but I can usually find a spot on a side street..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,053,

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  4. #4 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Central Lawrenceville

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says The Lawrenceville is one of the most unique neighborhoods in the city. It has everything a young person would want including parks, businesses, and restaurants. The neighborhood maintains a....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,491,

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  5. #5 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Shadyside

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    55 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Young professional-centric region, primarily inhabited by people associated with CMU/Pitt or UPMC. Walnut St is small, quaint, fun, but can become repetitive. Lots of good small bars, restaurants are....

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 14,195,

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  6. #6 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Bloomfield

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Since moving here about a month or so ago, we've found the neighborhood to be very walkable, with restaurants, stores and grocery outlets very handy. The areas away from the traffic of Penn and....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,468,

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  7. #7 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Friendship

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I really love the Friendship neighborhood! I moved from a large city to Pittsburgh recently and must say that I am enjoying the smaller town vibes. Friendship feels like a community and the....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,917,

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  8. #8 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    South Side Flats

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived in Southside since the summer of 2017 (senior year of undergrad), and I've had a great time living here. It was built for the steel factories that lined the river bank, the neighborhood...It's growing as a neighborhood for young urban professionals and those looking for that party-experience once they graduate. But in terms of buying a home or raising a family I'd say look elsewhere.....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,486,

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  9. #9 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Upper Lawrenceville

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I'm the kind of person who likes to have their living space in a quiet area, but if I want to go out, the bar scene isn't too far away. That's exactly what you get with Upper Lawrenceville. Not too....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,524,

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  10. #10 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    East Liberty

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says East Liberty is constantly growing and changing every month. The East Liberty Development Group is doing a great job with changing the landscape of this lost shopping district. The company has....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 5,739,

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  11. #11 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    South Side Slopes

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Great location, amazing views, and wonderful people. This feels like the Brooklyn of Pittsburgh with incredible views of the city. There are some great parks, and you can easily live here without a....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,138,

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  12. #12 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Polish Hill

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Polish Hill has the best gritty Pittsburgh feel of any neighborhood that I've ever lived in. The people aren't pretentious or nosey and they are always willing to help others in their community. I....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,245,

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  13. #13 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Regent Square

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Regent Square is one of my favorite neighborhoods. It is set away from the city living and feels more like a suburb in close proximity to the city living style. The neighborhood still has a great....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 849,

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  14. #14 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Allegheny Center

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,471,

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  15. #15 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Mount Washington

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I own two properties and currently live in (on) Mt. Washington and couldn't ask for a better area. As a young adult, you are close to everything Pittsburgh has to offer - minutes from downtown, south....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 8,301,

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  16. #16 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Squirrel Hill South

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Squirrel Hill is a beautiful, quiet neighborhood nestled in the midst of the city, with two big parks nearby that I run through all the time. It has some great restaurants and is convenient for....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 14,211,

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  17. #17 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Highland Park

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I really like Highland Park. I have been living in this area for 16 years and the community is great! Everything is in walking, driving and or biking distance. The park is beautiful and the....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 6,581,

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  18. #18 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Greenfield

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    47 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love this neighborhood so much that after 3 years of renting, we bought a house two blocks over. Greenfield is relatively quiet, but close to everything in this city! Very walkable, and places to...Things can happen anywhere, but I've not heard of any major criminal activity. I keep my house armed, as I would anywhere. I lean toward liberal views but also moderate on some things. I believe there is a nice mix of political opinions and definitely diversity. I love having neighbors from around the world!People walk and ride bikes a lot, many with their dogs or kids, sometimes even a cat!.

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,030,

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  19. #20 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    North Oakland

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    43 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I admire this area because it is the cusp of many different areas of the US. I have lived in many places and this stands out to me because it does not have the aggressiveness of the NE or the....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,054,

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  20. #21 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Point Breeze North

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,878,

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  21. #22 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Garfield

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 2.9 stars.

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 3,721,

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  22. #24 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Point Breeze

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have loved my time living in Point Breeze. It's a place where kindness is valued, and neighbors do whatever possible to assist each other. Growing up, I loved going to the playground that sat right....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,481,

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  23. #25 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Morningside

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We've lived here for four years and love this little neighborhood. I love that it feels almost like a cozy little suburb, but you are only a few bus stops away from busier parts of the East End.....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,734,

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  24. #26 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Duquesne Heights

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved here 1 1/2 years ago from Turtle Creek and I love it! Quiet, tree-lined streets, a nice park with a dog park, rec center with a pool, nearby restaurants and night life, close to downtown and....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,402,

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  25. #28 Best Places for Young Professionals in Pittsburgh Area.

    Stanton Heights

    Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have owned my home since 2010. Love Stanton Heights and the people. Fire house in the neighborhood, affordable housing, a quiet, quaint neighborhood, good neighbors who watch out for each other and...You really can't go wrong in this neighborhood..

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,419,

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