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15216, 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 15216, Pa

1417 Alabama Avenue
Courtesy of Karen Reifer, Howard Hanna Mt.lebanon Office
421 Morrison Drive
$679,900  (Contingent)
421 Morrison Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Courtesy of Kimberley Fisher, Howard Hanna Mt.Lebanon Office
311 Dell
$265,000  (Contingent)
311 Dell
Pittsburgh, PA

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Elaine Goldblum, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
996 Peermont
$209,900 
996 Peermont
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Darcie Petrone, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
319 Akron Avenue
$209,900  (Contingent)
319 Akron Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Courtesy of John Geisler, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
1520 Beechview
Courtesy of Daniel Gillette, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
2321 Mcmonagle
$184,900  (Contingent)
2321 Mcmonagle
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Bonnie Detwiler, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
2911 Crosby Ave
$169,900  (Contingent)
2911 Crosby Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Colleen Lehman, Howard Hanna Mt.Lebanon Office
3261 Pinehurst Avenue
$164,900  (Contingent)
3261 Pinehurst Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Teri Vidovich, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
1518 Orangewood
$129,900 Price reduced from $134,900 (-$5,000)
1518 Orangewood
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Amy Smith, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
2717 Connecticut Avenue
$125,000  (Contingent)
2717 Connecticut Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Karolyn Kelly, Keller Williams Realty
940 Adam Drive Unit E
$119,500 
940 Adam Drive Unit E
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Ronald Graf, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
1528 Rockland Avenue
Courtesy of David Tkacik, Insight Realty, Llc
646 Robinwood C
$105,000 Price reduced from $109,900 (-$4,900)
646 Robinwood C
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Darlene Turkall, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
1020 Margarite Dr E
$104,900 
1020 Margarite Dr E
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Kathleen Messinger, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
1060 Chatham Park Drive G
Courtesy of Cathy Robb, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
1321 Mississippi Ave
$91,900 
1321 Mississippi Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Jeffrey Grasha, Grasha Real Estate
2449 Vodeli Street
$89,900  (Contingent)
2449 Vodeli Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Andrew Belonzi, Northwood Realty Services Hampton
128 Jamestown B
$80,000 
128 Jamestown B
Pittsburgh, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Patty Irr, Howard Hanna Collier
2470 Wenzell Avenue
$74,900  (Contingent)
2470 Wenzell Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Robert Dini, Berkshire Hathaway The Preferred Realty

15216, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2017 4 $163,425 $142,050

15216, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH K-12 15222 No Rating
KEYSTONE OAKS K-12 15216 3
MT LEBANON K-12 15228 5
PITTSBURGH K-12 15213 2

15216, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

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

15216 2 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

15216, Pa School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

15216
PENNSYLVANIA
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15216, Pa Population

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

Population: 23,770
Households: 10,941
Median Age: 39

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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
Website

(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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