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15215, PA Real Estate

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 15215, Pa

621 Twin Pine Road
$859,000 
621 Twin Pine Road
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 4/1 Baths
Courtesy of Jane Herrmann, Berkshire Hathaway The Preferred Realty
120 Marvelwood Place
$730,000 
120 Marvelwood Place
Pittsburgh, PA

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
Courtesy of Ginger Merkow, Howard Hanna Shadyside Office
150 Riding Trail
$699,000 
150 Riding Trail
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 4/1 Baths
Courtesy of Renee Georgi, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
106 Buckingham Rd
$639,000 
106 Buckingham Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Courtesy of Edward Moan, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
615 Center Avenue
$399,900  (Contingent)
615 Center Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Michele Williams, Howard Hanna Fox Chapel Office
620 W Waldheim
$399,000 
620 W Waldheim
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
Courtesy of Lauren Mohn, Howard Hanna Fox Chapel Office
11 Wynnwood Drive
$260,000 
11 Wynnwood Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

0 Bed, 0/0 Bath
Courtesy of Karen Connor, Re/max Select Realty
204 Highland Terrace
$235,000 
204 Highland Terrace
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Lynn Niman, Berkshire Hathaway The Preferred Realty
406 Center Ave
$199,900  (Contingent)
406 Center Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

Courtesy of Hope Feldman, Your Town Realty Llc
612 Parkview Blvd.
$189,900  (Contingent)
612 Parkview Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Molly Finley, Howard Hanna Fox Chapel Office
410 Valley View
$179,000 
410 Valley View
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Lindsay Mccloskey, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
744 Centre Ave
$150,000 
744 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Doug Watson, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
8 Crest
$139,900 
8 Crest
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Justin Baker, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
111 Grove Street
$133,900 
111 Grove Street
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Jane Herrmann, Berkshire Hathaway The Preferred Realty
918 Guyasuta
$127,000 
918 Guyasuta
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of John Sankey, Fox Chapel Real Estate Inc.
1501 Middle
$119,900  (Contingent)
1501 Middle
Pittsburgh, PA

Courtesy of Christopher Ferketic, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
41 B Bethany Dr
$99,900 
41 B Bethany Dr
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Libby Sosinski, Keller Williams Realty
322 13th
$97,000 
322 13th
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Debra Perry, Hometown Properties Inc.
1878 Middle Street
$44,900  (Contingent)
1878 Middle Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Mike Fink, Keller Williams Realty
326 Linden Ave
$22,900 
326 Linden Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Cynthia Stratiff, Re/max Realty Centre

15215, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2016 7 $370,471 $375,000

15215, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH K-12 15222 No Rating
FOX CHAPEL AREA K-12 15238 5

15215, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

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

15215 3 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

15215, Pa School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

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15215
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PENNSYLVANIA
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15215, Pa Population

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

Population: 12,514
Households: 5,646
Median Age: 46

15215, Pa Average Weather (degrees F)

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Northwood Realty Services Offices

We have local offices and sales associates ready to help you buy, sell or invest.
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
Website

(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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