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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 15227, Pa

4616 W. Lawnview Ave
$254,900 
4616 W. Lawnview Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Jo Ann Milesky, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
1611 Elderslee
$145,000 
1611 Elderslee
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Mark Nard, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3427 Pleasantvue Drive
$144,900 
3427 Pleasantvue Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Corey Kelly, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
1461 Evelyn Rd
$132,500 
1461 Evelyn Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Jeff Earley, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
143 Kathleen Drive
$129,900 
143 Kathleen Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Donna Isoldi, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3617 Churchview Avenue
$129,900 
3617 Churchview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

0 Bed, 0/0 Bath
Courtesy of Doreen Walters, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
5148 Elmwood Drive
$124,900 Price reduced from $125,000 (-$100)
5148 Elmwood Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Doreen Walters, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
254 Conson Rd
$124,900 
254 Conson Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Joanne Giancola, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
2986 Kestner Ave
$123,000 
2986 Kestner Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Mary Ann Aarseth, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
3872 Hilpert St
$110,000 
3872 Hilpert St
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Donna Isoldi, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3846 Dalewood Street
$109,900 
3846 Dalewood Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Thomas Diehl, Northwood Realty Services Washington
2748 Churchview Avenue
$105,000  (Contingent)
2748 Churchview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Libby Krepps, Northwood Realty Services Hampton
434 Spencer Avenue
$99,500 
434 Spencer Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Joseph Zeher, Northwood Realty Services Upper St Clair
54 W Bellecrest Ave
Courtesy of Anna Jackson, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
2757 Waterman Avenue
$90,000 
2757 Waterman Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Dave Tumpa, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
136 Van Wyck Avenue
$89,900  (Contingent)
136 Van Wyck Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Nick Bova, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
210 Wedgewood Drive
$89,500  (Contingent)
210 Wedgewood Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Patricia Arnold, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
335 East Francis Avenue
$84,900 Price reduced from $89,500 (-$4,600)
335 East Francis Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Brady Meyers, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
48 Maytide Street
Courtesy of Brian Mccourt, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills
110 Marylea Avenue`
$59,900  (Contingent)
110 Marylea Avenue`
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Vinette Wagner, Northwood Realty Services Pleasant Hills

15227, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2016 10 $121,890 $126,750

15227, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ACADEMY CS (DISTRICT) 7-12, 9-12 15227 No Rating
BALDWIN-WHITEHALL K-12 15236 3
BRENTWOOD BOROUGH K-12 15227 3
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH K-12 15222 No Rating

15227, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

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

15227 3 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

15227, 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.

15227
PENNSYLVANIA
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

15227, Pa Population

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

Population: 27,472
Households: 12,039
Median Age: 44

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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
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(412) 242-4100
Pleasant Hills
5301 Clairton Blvd
Suite C
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
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(412) 885-8530
Upper St Clair
1797 N Highland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
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(412) 831-0100
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