Quick Facts

The Region

  • At the 2010 Census, there were 305,704 people residing in the city of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh named Top 10 Best Places to Lives in the U.S. (Livability)
  • Pittsburgh ranked #2 Safest and Most Affordable City to Live in (Realtor)
  • Pittsburgh Ranked #3 Coolest City to Visit  (National Geographic Traveller)
  • Pittsburgh Ranked Amount Top Three Best Cities in the U.S. for First-time Homebuyers (Lending Tree)
  • No. 6 among the “Best U.S. City to Earn a Living” (Forbes)
  • Pittsburgh is One of Eight Most Digitally Inclusive Tech Cities (Brookings Institute)
  • Ranked No. 10 “World’s Cleanest Cities” (Forbes)
  • No. 3 “Top 25 U.S. Arts Destinations,” mid-sized city category (AmericanStyle)
  • Ranked No. 1 of seven “Adventure Cities” (National Geographic Adventure)
  • Pittsburgh Named Best Cities for Jobs (Glassdoor)
  • Pittsburgh Ranked as One of the Best Cities to Start a Business (Inc. Magazine)
  • Pittsburgh International Airport Ranked #7 Best Medium-sized Airport in North America for passenger satisfaction (JD Power)
  • Pittsburgh is Ranked as the 2nd Most Livable City in the U.S., 1st in the Continental U.S. and 32nd in the World (Economic Intelligence Unit)