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15229, 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 15229, Pa

454 Perrysville Ave.
Courtesy of Dan Reed, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
116 Amherst Avenue
$195,000  (Contingent)
116 Amherst Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Dave Tumpa, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
236 Frankfort
$179,900 
236 Frankfort
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Rebecca Reichenbach, Keller Williams Realty
101-103 Atlantic Ave (aka 17 1st)
Courtesy of Kelly Kuzemchak, Northwood Realty Services - 3.0
183 Grove Avenue
$169,900  (Contingent)
183 Grove Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Shane Clarke, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
187 Clearview Ave.
$164,900 Price reduced from $169,900 (-$5,000)
187 Clearview Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Kathleen Bahorich, Northwood Realty Services Hampton
98-100 Rosecrest Drive
$159,900 
98-100 Rosecrest Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Nadine Parobeck, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
98-100 Rosecrest Drive
Courtesy of Nadine Parobeck, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
134 Bronx Avenue
$159,900  (Contingent)
134 Bronx Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Marlene Lotzmann, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
101 1St Street
$155,000  (Contingent)
101 1St Street
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Joyce Weyman, Howard Hanna North Hills Office
151 Highland Ave.
$139,900  (Contingent)
151 Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Gina Loebell, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
113 Spruce Court
$137,999  (Contingent)
113 Spruce Court
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Tina Marie Cicero, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
25 Vassar Ave
$134,900 
25 Vassar Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Courtesy of Christina Talotta, Re/Max Select Realty
21 Homekort
$129,900  (Contingent)
21 Homekort
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Tamara Groden, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
11 Richland Ave
Courtesy of Kay Barchetti, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
105 Frankfort Avenue
$116,000 
105 Frankfort Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Melissa Kennedy, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
206 Yale Avenue
$102,000  (Contingent)
206 Yale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Melissa Kennedy, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
12 Township
$89,900 
12 Township
Pittsburgh, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Mark Nard, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
3 Hiland Valley 307
$72,000 
3 Hiland Valley 307
Pittsburgh, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Greg Tadda, Northwood Realty Services North Hills
282 Oakwood Avenue
$50,000  (Contingent)
282 Oakwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Michele Mansfield, Northwood Realty Services Hampton

15229, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2016 78 $149,145 $142,000

15229, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
NORTH HILLS K-12 15229 4

15229, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

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

15229 4 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

15229, 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.

15229
PENNSYLVANIA
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15229, Pa Population

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

Population: 13,658
Households: 6,125
Median Age: 42

15229, 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
Website

(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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