Facts + Stats
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Showcasing a 'New America'
The Pittsburgh region has survived wrenching economic change and emerged with a balanced, innovation-driven economy renowned for health care and life sciences, technology and robotics, higher education and research, financial services, advanced manufacturing and renewable energy.
A City Full of Diversity
As a city full of diversity, you will love exploring the culture, food, and atmosphere of Pittsburgh’s 89 unique and ethnically distinctive neighborhoods. Pittsburgh’s downtown is full of the city hustle and bustle, and Squirrel Hill has the quaint charm of a main street-like community. Meanwhile, Oakland, with its many universities, supplies a uniquely intellectual atmosphere. Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods and the unique people in them are just waiting for you to come and visit!.
Pittsburgh has a diverse population with many distinct cultural neighborhoods and a broad, dynamic local economy. Sections below provide an overview of basic demographic information about the population, income statistics, climate and interesting facts about Pittsburgh.
310,037 ‐ City of Pittsburgh
1.22 million ‐ Allegheny County
55 sq. mi. 1,223 ft.
High (F/C) Low (F/C) Avg. (F/C)
Spring (March, April, May) 61/16 38/3 49/9
Summer (June, July, August) 83/28 59/15 71/21
Fall (September, October, November) 64/18 42/6 53/12
Winter (December, January, February) 39/4 22/‐6 30/‐1
Median Family Income
$45,708 (inflation‐adjusted 2007 U.S. dollars)
Median Sale Price of Existing Single‐Family Home
$112,500 (U.S. dollars)
Black or African American 27%
Other nationalities are all less than 2%