Nationwide Claims to Fame

Pittsburgh is 50th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Statewide Claims to Fame

Pittsburgh is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 180 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Pittsburgh is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 187 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Pittsburgh is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 191 other cities in Retail sales

Pittsburgh is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 196 other cities in Current population (2012)

Pittsburgh is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Households

Pittsburgh is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Housing units

Pittsburgh is 3rd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Size in square miles

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 306,211 2nd 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 55.4 3rd 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,521.4 51st 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 4.9% 201st 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 16.3% 236th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.8% 178th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.8% 147th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.4% 66th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 66.0% 232nd 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 26.1% 21st 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 115th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.4% 36th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 152nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 81st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 140th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.8% 228th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 51.6% 183rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.1% 69th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 156,165 2nd 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 39.4% 39th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 134,001 2nd 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.6% 213th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $87,800 201st $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.1 223rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $25,619 120th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $37,161 181st $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.2% 53rd 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Pittsburgh Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 24,605 2nd 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,412,987 2nd $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $10,928 109th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,042,893 2nd $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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