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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 15226, Pa

1715 Pioneer Avenue
$179,900 Price reduced from $189,900 (-$10,000)
1715 Pioneer Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Jennifer Matrascia, Howard Hanna Upper St. Clair Office
1636 Bellaire Pl
$179,900  (Contingent)
1636 Bellaire Pl
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Matthew Ficorilli, Your Town Realty Llc
985 Mcneilly Road
$179,000 Price reduced from $185,000 (-$6,000)
985 Mcneilly Road
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Elaine Tonelli, Northwood Realty Services
1439/1441 Milan
$165,000  (Contingent)
1439/1441 Milan
Pittsburgh, PA

Courtesy of Michael Waltenbaugh, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
2014 Altmar
$159,900  (Contingent)
2014 Altmar
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
Courtesy of Michelle Mazzarini, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
2903 Pioneer
$149,900  (Contingent)
2903 Pioneer
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of P Duffy, Howard Hanna Mt.lebanon Office
810 Mayville Avenue
$142,900 
810 Mayville Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Judy Wilson, Berkshire Hathaway The Preferred Realty
1129 Clippert Ave
$139,900 
1129 Clippert Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Janet Caputo, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
333 Lamarido
$134,900 
333 Lamarido
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Michele Belice, Howard Hanna Mt.lebanon Office
1026 Chelton Ave.
$127,900 Price reduced from $132,900 (-$5,000)
1026 Chelton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Kathy Narr, Howard Hanna South Hills Office
2224 Whited St
$125,000 Price reduced from $129,900 (-$4,900)
2224 Whited St
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Steve Foltz, Century 21 Frontier Realty
1225 Brookline Blvd
$119,900 
1225 Brookline Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Brandon Renzi, Artman B.c. & Company
632 Crysler
$115,000 
632 Crysler
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Hedy Krenn, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
1924 Jacob
$99,900 
1924 Jacob
Pittsburgh, PA

Presented By Cathy Robb
3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Cathy Robb, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
2438 Wedgemere Street
$99,900  (Contingent)
2438 Wedgemere Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,064 sqft
Courtesy of Michelle Williams, Keller Williams Realty
2011 Plainview Ave
$95,000 
2011 Plainview Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Brad Templeton, Howard Hanna Mt.lebanon Office
1325 Brookline
$77,600 
1325 Brookline
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Daniel Gillette, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
1313 Brookline Blvd
$58,500  (Contingent)
1313 Brookline Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Valerie Rose, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
1585 Brookline Bl
$58,000 
1585 Brookline Bl
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Robert Moncavage, Priority Realty Llc
763 Dunster
$29,900 Price reduced from $37,900 (-$8,000)
763 Dunster
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Ryan Gehris, Usrealty.com, Llp

15226, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2016 4 $87,644 $92,000

15226, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH K-12 15222 No Rating
PITTSBURGH K-12 15213 2

15226, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

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

15226 2 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

15226, 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.

15226
PENNSYLVANIA
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

15226, Pa Population

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

Population: 14,114
Households: 6,424
Median Age: 41

15226, 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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