• Population
    2,357,769
  • Population Density
    441 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    5,342 sq.mi.
The Pittsburgh metro area is centered in Pennsylvania and has 2,357,769 residents. It has low home values, low rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.
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Cities

Name Population
Pittsburgh 307,532
Bethel Park 32,265
Monroeville 28,347
Plum 26,956
Allison Park 22,365
West Mifflin 20,422
McKeesport 20,090
Murrysville 19,954
Baldwin 19,672
Upper St. Clair 19,210
Wilkinsburg 16,171
Greensburg 14,975
Butler 13,943
Whitehall 13,928
Washington 13,814
New Kensington 13,257
Franklin Park 13,183
Fernway 11,856
Lower Burrell 11,845
Munhall 11,451
Uniontown 10,566
Jefferson Hills 10,479
Jeannette 9,770
Brentwood 9,676
Aliquippa 9,637
Beaver Falls 9,123
Swissvale 9,019
Economy 8,969
Canonsburg 8,941
Glenshaw 8,869
Dormont 8,622
Latrobe 8,418
Bellevue 8,370
Castle Shannon 8,298
Pleasant Hills 8,264
Ellwood City 8,105
Carnegie 7,973
White Oak 7,882
Monessen 7,817
Connellsville 7,782
Ambridge 7,075
Clairton 6,926
West View 6,772
California 6,686
Forest Hills 6,532
Oakmont 6,339
McKees Rocks 6,117
New Brighton 6,071
Crafton 5,992
Monaca 5,757
Duquesne 5,717
Coraopolis 5,700
Turtle Creek 5,394
Fox Chapel 5,385
Vandergrift 5,223
Arnold 5,205
Bridgeville 5,150
North Braddock 4,979
Donora 4,882
McMurray 4,811
Avalon 4,748
Tarentum 4,557
Beaver 4,542
Glassport 4,502
Mount Pleasant 4,481
Green Tree 4,456
Scottdale 4,415
Monongahela 4,344
Charleroi 4,203
Baden 4,154
Kittanning 4,082
Irwin 4,011
Thompsonville 3,873
Zelienople 3,859
Meridian 3,843
Port Vue 3,814
Sewickley 3,812
Level Green 3,806
Fox Run 3,782
Millvale 3,766
Rochester 3,676
Slippery Rock 3,656
Ohioville 3,547
Loyalhanna 3,496
Etna 3,480
Masontown 3,475
Mount Oliver 3,447
Sharpsburg 3,445
Springdale 3,430
Ingram 3,352
Pitcairn 3,316
Centerville 3,285
Brackenridge 3,267
Homestead 3,191
Manor 3,184
Trafford 3,170
Edgewood 3,125
Youngwood 3,079
Churchill 3,048
Ford City 3,022

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Cleveland Metro Area 2,080,318
Buffalo Metro Area 1,135,750
Washington, D.C. Metro Area 5,503,801
Columbus Metro Area 1,819,568
Baltimore Metro Area 2,697,421
Rochester Metro Area 1,051,879
Charleston Metro Area 303,980
Richmond Metro Area 1,248,271
Detroit Metro Area 4,320,982
Philadelphia Metro Area 5,938,918

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Cleveland Metro Area 2,080,318 119 mi.
Columbus Metro Area 1,819,568 169 mi.
Philadelphia Metro Area 5,938,918 239 mi.
Buffalo Metro Area 1,135,750 153 mi.
Cincinnati Metro Area 2,120,924 282 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
15601 60,278
15301 48,980
15642 45,590
15237 40,750
16001 40,566
15108 39,373
15068 38,120
15317 35,878
15235 34,836
15001 32,769
15401 32,550
15221 31,323
15236 30,305
15206 29,930
15102 29,638
15212 29,024
15213 28,630
15010 28,375
15146 28,332
15650 28,080
15227 27,761
16066 27,703
15217 27,402
15210 26,554
15044 26,127
15101 25,632
15216 23,442
15205 22,479
15132 21,916
15136 21,764
15239 21,007
15090 20,585
15122 20,340
15241 20,213
15202 19,762
15425 19,412
15143 19,276
15120 19,235
15644 19,050
15106 18,711
16201 18,289
15228 17,668
15147 17,593
16117 17,542
15220 17,364
15666 16,869
15501 16,582
15017 16,224
15012 16,133
16002 16,105
15219 16,002
15025 15,745
15214 15,451
15009 15,095
15370 15,002
15234 14,328
15613 14,194
15226 14,132
15116 14,022
15229 13,906
15218 13,790
16057 13,713
15057 13,684
16046 13,251
15668 13,121
15243 13,060
15209 12,912
15215 12,718
15201 12,667
15066 12,652
15061 12,621
15238 12,544
15003 12,170
15065 11,742
15207 11,564
15211 11,549
15063 11,327
15232 11,326
15037 11,089
15717 11,042
15224 10,896
15129 10,839
15203 10,529
15656 10,463
15022 10,171
15137 10,129
15208 9,822
15071 9,567
15632 9,452
15084 9,439
15104 9,326
15005 9,323
15690 9,226
15074 9,118
15024 8,712
15658 8,564
15332 8,452
16226 8,337
15131 8,324
15367 8,315

School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
2.66 Pittsburgh School District 69
3.00 Butler Area School District 14
2.66 Armstrong School District 12
4.33 North Allegheny School District 12
2.00 Connellsville Area School District 11
3.66 Canon-McMillan School District 11
3.33 Hempfield Area School District 11
4.00 Mt. Lebanon School District 10
3.66 North Hills School District 6
3.33 Kiski Area School District 9
2.00 Uniontown Area School District 9
4.00 Seneca Valley School District 9
2.00 Albert Gallatin Area School District 9
3.00 Shaler Area School District 8
3.33 Gateway School District 8
3.66 Penn-Trafford School District 8
2.00 Woodland Hills School District 8
4.00 Bethel Park School District 8
2.33 West Mifflin Area School District 7
3.66 Plum Borough School District 7
4.00 Norwin School District 7
4.00 Moon Area School District 7
1.66 McKeesport Area School District 6
2.00 Laurel Highlands School District 6
3.33 Trinity Area School District 6
2.66 Highlands School District 7
2.00 Penn Hills School District 5
3.33 Elizabeth Forward School District 6
2.33 New Kensington-Arnold School District 6
2.66 Mount Pleasant Area School District 6
4.33 Upper St. Clair School District 6
4.00 Pine-Richland School District 6
4.00 Montour School District 7
4.33 Fox Chapel Area School District 6
3.00 Derry Area School District 5
3.66 Ligonier Valley School District 4
3.66 West Jefferson Hills School District 5
2.00 Brownsville Area School District 5
3.66 Baldwin-Whitehall School District 5
3.00 Hopewell Area School District 5
3.00 Freedom Area School District 5
1.66 Wilkinsburg Borough School District 5
2.66 Yough School District 5
3.33 Blackhawk School District 5
2.33 Ringgold School District 6
3.33 Slippery Rock Area School District 5
2.66 Ambridge Area School District 5
4.33 Peters Township School District 5
2.00 Steel Valley School District 5
4.00 Mars Area School District 5
3.66 West Allegheny School District 5
3.66 Freeport Area School District 5
3.00 Central Valley School District 4
3.66 Greensburg Salem School District 5
4.33 Hampton Township School District 5
3.66 Greater Latrobe School District 5
4.00 Franklin Regional School District 5
3.66 Keystone Oaks School District 5
2.66 Blairsville-Saltsburg School District 5
3.00 Belle Vernon Area School District 5
3.66 South Butler County School District 4
2.33 Deer Lakes School District 4
3.33 Chartiers Valley School District 4
2.33 East Allegheny School District 4
2.33 Brentwood Borough School District 4
3.00 Riverside Beaver County School District 6
2.66 McGuffey School District 4
4.33 Quaker Valley School District 4
2.66 Redbank Valley School District 6
2.33 Karns City Area School District 4
4.00 Beaver Area School District 4
3.00 Burrell School District 4
2.33 California Area School District 4
2.00 Big Beaver Falls Area School District 4
3.33 Southmoreland School District 4
3.00 Frazier School District 4
2.33 Washington School District 3
2.00 Jeannette City School District 3
3.33 South Side Area School District 3
1.66 Sto-Rox School District 3
3.66 Western Beaver County School District 2
2.33 Apollo-Ridge School District 3
2.33 New Brighton Area School District 3
2.66 South Allegheny School District 3
3.66 Avonworth School District 3
3.33 South Park School District 3
2.66 Northgate School District 3
4.00 South Fayette Township School District 3
3.00 Allegheny Valley School District 3
2.33 Bentworth School District 3
3.33 Riverview School District 3
2.33 Bethlehem-Center School District 3
2.00 Monessen City School District 3
2.66 Carlynton School District 3
2.33 Charleroi School District 3
3.00 Moniteau School District 2
2.33 Burgettstown Area School District 2
2.00 Aliquippa School District 2
2.66 Cornell School District 2
2.66 Avella Area School District 2

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.33 Hempfield Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Mt. Lebanon Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Shaler Area High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Bethel Park High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Norwin Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Penn Hills Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Peters Township High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Pine-Richland High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Baldwin Senior High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Penn Trafford High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Canon-McMillan Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Upper St. Clair High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Gateway Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Plum Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Fox Chapel Area High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Allderdice High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.66 Woodland Hills Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Kiski Area High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Linton Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
Butler Area Intermediate High School Public 9-10 Middle
2.00 McKeesport Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
North Allegheny Intermediate High School Public 9-10 Middle
4.00 North Allegheny Senior High School Public 11-12 High
4.00 Franklin Regional Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Brashear High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.00 Butler Area Senior High School Public 11-12 High
2.66 West Mifflin Area High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Butler Area Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
Seneca Valley Intermediate High School Public 9-10 Middle
4.00 Moon Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Seneca Valley Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
3.00 Chartiers Valley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Seneca Valley Senior High School Public 11-12 High
3.33 Trinity Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Hampton High School Public PK, 9-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Albert Gallatin Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 North Hills Senior High School Public 10-12 High
2.33 Shaler Area Elementary School Public 4-6 Elementary
3.66 Eden Hall Upper Elementary School Public 4-6 Elementary
3.66 Greater Latrobe Senior High School Public 10-12 High
2.33 Laurel Highlands Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Ringgold Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 South Fayette Township Elementary School Public K-4 Elementary
3.66 West Allegheny Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 McMurray Elementary School Public 4-6 Elementary
4.00 Montour High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 North Hills Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
4.00 Dorseyville Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Blackhawk High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Mars Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Connellsville Area Senior High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Greater Latrobe Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
4.00 Shady Side Academy Private, Boarding PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Greensburg-Salem High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Uniontown Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Knoch High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Thomas Jefferson High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Moon Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Elizabeth Forward Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Harrison Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Franklin Regional Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Hopewell Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 CAPA - Creative & Performing Arts Public 6-12 Middle, High
3.00 Belle Vernon Area High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Central Catholic High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
1.33 Washington Park Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Highlands Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Carrick High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Laurel Highlands Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Central Valley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Norwin Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
2.66 Ambridge Area High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Latrobe Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Hillcrest Intermediate School Public 5-6 Middle
3.66 Trinity Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Haine Elementary School Public K-4 Elementary
3.33 West Allegheny Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Burgettstown Area Middle/High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
3.33 Derry Area Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Yough Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 McKnight Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
Chartiers Valley Primary School Public K-2 Elementary
2.66 Chartiers Valley Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Bower Hill Elementary School Public K-3 Elementary
2.33 South Allegheny Middle/High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School Public K-4 Elementary
3.33 Karns City High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
Hampton Middle School Public PK, 6-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 South Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Dassa McKinney Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Pine-Richland Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
2.66 Chartiers Valley Intermediate School Public 3-5 Elementary
2.33 Shaler Area Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
1.66 New Brighton Area Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Barack Obama Academy of International Studies Public 6-11 Middle
4.00 Sewickley Academy Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Canonsburg Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
1.00 Helen S. Faison School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Slippery Rock Area High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 South Fayette Middle School Public 5-8 Middle

Colleges

Name
West Virginia University
Community College of Allegheny County
University of Pittsburgh
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Youngstown State University
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division
Slippery Rock University
California University of Pennsylvania
Westmoreland County Community College
Carnegie Mellon University
Duquesne University
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Robert Morris University - Pennsylvania
Frostburg State University
Fairmont State University
Butler County Community College
Point Park University
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown
Pierpont Community & Technical College
West Liberty University
Community College of Beaver County
Eastern Gateway Community College
Grove City College
West Virginia Northern Community College
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Saint Francis University
Carlow University
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Kent State University - Salem
Pittsburgh Technical Institute
WyoTech - Blairsville
University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg
Mount Aloysius College
Seton Hill University
Waynesburg University
Belmont College
Saint Vincent College - Pennsylvania
Geneva College
Westminster College - Pennsylvania
Kent State University - East Liverpool
Washington & Jefferson College
La Roche College
Wheeling Jesuit University
Ohio University - Eastern
Chatham University
Garrett College
New Castle School of Trades
Penn State Fayette - Eberly Campus
Bethany College - West Virginia
Penn State Beaver
Sanford-Brown Institute - Pittsburgh
Penn State New Kensington
All-State Career School - Pittsburgh
Penn State Greater Allegheny
Kaplan Career Institute - Pittsburgh
Everest Institute - Pittsburgh
Penn State Shenango
ITT Technical Institute - Youngstown
Rosedale Technical Institute
Bradford School - Pittsburgh
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Sanford-Brown Institute - Wilkins Township
Vet Tech Institute
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Shadyside School of Nursing
Laurel Technical Institute
ITT Technical Institute - Pittsburgh
Triangle Tech - Pittsburgh
ITT Technical Institute - Tarentum
Douglas Education Center
Commonwealth Technical Institute
West Virginia Junior College - Morgantown
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital
Ohio Valley College of Technology
Columbiana County Career & Technical Center
Choffin Career & Technical Center - Adult Education
Laurel Business Institute
Citizens School of Nursing
Triangle Tech - Dubois
Triangle Tech - Greensburg
Dean Institute of Technology
Bidwell Training Center
Washington Hospital School of Nursing
Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
Casal Aveda Institute - Austintown
Empire Beauty School - North Hills
Empire Beauty School - Monroeville
Cambria-Rowe Business College - Johnstown
Fayette County Career & Technical Institute - Practical Nursing Program
St. Margaret School of Nursing
Empire Beauty School - West Mifflin
Pennsylvania Institute of Health & Technology
Western Area Career & Technology Center
Mahoning County Career & Technical Center
South Hills Beauty Academy
Trinity Health System School of Nursing
Opportunities Industrialization Center - West Virginia
Raphael's School of Beauty Culture - Boardman
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
White 87.21% 64.16% 79.83% 71.99% 76.29% 65.41% 79.78% 81.88%
African American 8.06% 12.21% 10.38% 19.68% 14.57% 20.20% 11.78% 11.93%
Asian 1.72% 4.67% 2.68% 1.97% 3.03% 4.85% 2.26% 1.83%
Multiracial 1.48% 1.85% 1.34% 1.46% 2.28% 1.55% 1.45% 1.55%
Hispanic 1.25% 16.05% 5.45% 4.60% 3.49% 7.59% 3.99% 2.48%
Other 0.13% 0.21% 0.17% 0.11% 0.18% 0.22% 0.16% 0.13%
Native American 0.09% 0.66% 0.10% 0.14% 0.13% 0.12% 0.53% 0.13%
Pacific Islander 0.01% 0.15% 0.01% 0.01% 0% 0.01% 0.01% 0.03%

Age

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
9 years and under 11% 13% 12% 12% 14% 13% 11% 14%
10 to 17 years 10% 11% 10% 11% 11% 11% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 10% 8% 10% 10% 10% 9%
25 to 34 years 12% 13% 12% 12% 15% 13% 12% 13%
35 to 44 years 13% 14% 13% 13% 14% 14% 13% 14%
45 to 54 years 16% 15% 15% 16% 14% 15% 16% 15%
55 to 64 years 13% 12% 12% 13% 11% 12% 12% 12%
65 and over 17% 13% 15% 15% 10% 13% 16% 12%

Education Levels

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 9% 15% 12% 12% 10% 12% 11% 12%
High school diploma or equivalent 37% 29% 38% 31% 29% 31% 31% 32%
Some college or associate degree 25% 29% 24% 29% 27% 24% 30% 27%
Bachelor's degree 18% 18% 16% 17% 22% 20% 16% 18%
Master's degree or higher 11% 10% 10% 10% 11% 13% 12% 11%

Gender

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
Male 48.3% 49.2% 48.7% 48.0% 49.1% 48.2% 48.2% 48.9%
Female 51.7% 50.8% 51.3% 52.0% 50.9% 51.8% 51.8% 51.1%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
Rent 29.1% 33.9% 29.4% 32.6% 36.3% 30.7% 33.2% 31.1%
Own 70.9% 66.1% 70.6% 67.4% 63.7% 69.3% 66.8% 68.9%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
Assault 356.4 280.9 227.7 444.4 43.8 541.9 348.2 313.3
Murder 12.9 5.6 6.6 21.3 0 20.4 8.3 15.5
Rape 15.1 29.2 25.0 92.2 0 56.2 30.7 63.5
Robbery 355.8 150.7 162.2 825.8 38.3 495.3 260.2 582.4

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Pittsburgh Metro Area United States Pennsylvania Cleveland Metro Area Columbus Metro Area Philadelphia Metro Area Buffalo Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area
Burglary 797.0 718.3 471.0 2473.5 645.9 776.0 851.1 1851.1
Larceny 2394.9 2276.2 1804.8 2744.7 864.8 2442.3 2536.9 3912.8
Motor vehicle theft 170.7 275.5 140.5 955.1 38.3 398.5 225.7 371.4

Income

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