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Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/, PITS-burg) is the seat of Allegheny County and with a population of 307,484 is the second-largest city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. With a metropolitan CSA population of 2,661,369 it is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia and the 22nd-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 related businesses and "the City of Bridges" for its world record 446 bridges. The city also features 29 skyscrapers, two inclined railways, a pre-revolutionary fortification, and the source of the Ohio at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny. This vital link of the Atlantic coast and the Mid-west cuts through the mineral-rich Alleghenies and made the Pittsburgh area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, Civil War raiders and media networks.

Legendary for its steel, Pittsburgh also led innovations and industries in aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, petroleum, foods, appliances, sports, transport, computing, retail, autos and electronics. This creative wealth placed Pittsburgh third (after New York City and Chicago) in corporate headquarter jobs for much of the 20th century, second only to New York in bank assets with more stockholders per capita than any other U.S. city. America's 1980s shift from heavy industry to a service economy laid-off millions from the area's sprawling steel mills and electronics/appliances factories. The diaspora of "blue collar" workers was joined by thousands of "white collar" employees when multi-billion dollar corporate raids relocated the longtime Pittsburgh-based world headquarters of Gulf Oil, Sunbeam, Rockwell and Westinghouse. This status as a world industrial and banking center, its "melting pot" of industrial immigrant workers, and top 10 rank among the largest cities in the U.S. until 1950 and metros until 1980 has left the region with a plethora of internationally-regarded museums, medical centers, parks, research infrastructure, libraries and a vibrantly diverse cultural district.

These legacies have helped Pittsburgh win first place as America's "most livable city" by Places Rated Almanac, Forbes, and The Economist while inspiring National Geographic and Today to name the city a top world destination. More tangibly, the area has added 3,304 hotel rooms since 2004 and boasts higher occupancy than 11 comparable cities such as Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Google, Intel and Apple are among 1,600 tech firms generating $10.8 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls. Since the 1980s the city has also served as national headquarters for both federal cyber defense and robotics. The area boasts 31 non-profit universities and colleges including seven venerable universities in the city, with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon as national leaders in R&D expenditures spurring multiple startups annually.

The nation's fifth-largest bank, 9 Fortune 500s and six of the top 300 US law firms make their global headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, while RAND, BNYMellon, Nova Chemicals, Bayer, FedEx and GSK have large regional bases that helped Pittsburgh become the sixth best metro for U.S. job growth despite the global recession. Area retail and housing have also grown despite the subprime crisis with the multi-million dollar SouthSide Works, Bakery Square, and Washington's Landing repurposing former industrial sites.

Pittsburgh is a leader in LEED technology, with 60 total and 10 of the world's first "green" buildings, including downtown's convention center, even as Shell and Chevron have invested billions in the area's energy renaissance with Marcellus shale. A renaissance of Pittsburgh's 115 year old film industry—that boasts the world's first movie theater—has grown from the long running 3R Film Festival to an influx of major productions including Disney and Paramount offices with the largest sound stage outside Los Angeles and New York.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in 15212, Pa

1717 Lowrie Street
$680,000 
1717 Lowrie Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Darla Jobkar, Northwood Realty Services Peters Twp
922 James Street
$365,000 
922 James Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Leslie Waldron, Northwood Realty Services City
612 Sampsonia Way
$315,000 
612 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Christopher Carr, Simple Choice Realty, Inc.
4001 Brighton Rd
$190,000 
4001 Brighton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Greg Tadda, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
206 Richbarn Road
$180,000  (Contingent)
206 Richbarn Road
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Dave Tumpa, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3062 Mount Troy Rd
$179,900  (Contingent)
3062 Mount Troy Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Heather Province, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
1136 Woodland Ave
$159,900 
1136 Woodland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Angel Winters, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
815 Geyer
$145,000 
815 Geyer
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Sarah Wyzkoski, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
2416 Mount Troy Road
Courtesy of Debra Merlina, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
2416 Mount Troy Road
$140,000 Price reduced from $150,000 (-$10,000)
2416 Mount Troy Road
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Debra Merlina, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
1616 Termon
$124,900  (Contingent)
1616 Termon
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Mark Nard, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
607 Foreland
$120,000 
607 Foreland
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Bruce Atchison, Atch-Mont Real Estate
1112 Termon Ave.
$119,900  (Contingent)
1112 Termon Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Dan Reed, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
1344 Lowrie Street
$100,000 
1344 Lowrie Street
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/2 Baths
Courtesy of Debra Merlina, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3403 Mount Troy Road
$99,900  (Contingent)
3403 Mount Troy Road
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Ronald May, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
720 Woods Run
$89,500  (Contingent)
720 Woods Run
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Mark Nard, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3509 Fleming
$85,000  (Contingent)
3509 Fleming
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Tina Marie Cicero, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
1420 Casement
$69,900 
1420 Casement
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Melissa Kennedy, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
701 Transvaal Ave
$34,900 
701 Transvaal Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

0 Bed, 0/0 Bath
Courtesy of Anna Jackson, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
2911 Cake Way
$6,000 
2911 Cake Way
Pittsburgh, PA

0 Bed, 0/0 Bath
Courtesy of Catherine Mcconnell, Keller Williams Realty

15212, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2017 4 $172,375 $106,000

15212, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH K-12 15222 No Rating
PITTSBURGH K-12 15213 2
PROPEL CS-NORTHSIDE K-6, K-8 15212 1
SHALER AREA K-12 15116 No Rating

15212, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

15212 1 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

15212, Pa School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

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15212
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PENNSYLVANIA
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15212, Pa Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 27,884
Households: 13,322
Median Age: 40

15212, Pa Average Weather (degrees F)

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Northwood Realty Services Offices

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City
1935 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
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(412) 521-5100
Edgewood
105 Maple Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
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(412) 731-9300
Penn Hills
11722 Frankstown Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
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(412) 242-4100
Pleasant Hills
5301 Clairton Blvd
Suite C
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Website

(412) 885-8530
Upper St Clair
1797 N Highland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
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(412) 831-0100
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