334,563 (City of Pittsburgh)
1.33 million (Allegheny County)
55 sq. mi.
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Median Family Income
$46,157 (inflation-adjusted 2003 dollars)
Pittsburgh is the nation's busiest inland port, providing access to the extensive 9,000 mile U.S. inland waterway system.
There are 29 colleges and universities in southwestern Pennsylvania, including Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University. Among Pittsburghers 24-34 years old, 42% have graduated from college. More than 17% have also earned higher graduate or professional degrees, placing Pittsburgh among the top cities for educated young people-behind only Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco.
More than 10 million people visit the Pittsburgh region annually. Travel is a $3 billion industry that provides more than 50,000 full-time equivalent jobs in Allegheny County