These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh


We used science and data to determine which Pittsburgh neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Pittsburgh has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.11x the national median and household incomes are 3.22x the national median.

But where exactly in Pittsburgh do the richest of the rich people live? That would be South Shore where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Pittsburgh out of 90:

  1. South Shore
  2. Point Breeze
  3. Squirrel Hill North
  4. Regent Square
  5. Duquesne Heights
  6. Strip District
  7. Banksville
  8. Bon Air
  9. North Shore
  10. Squirrel Hill South

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $808,504. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Pittsburgh.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Pittsburgh by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, South Shore, was named the richest neighborhood in Pittsburgh.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Brundis Island.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Pittsburgh ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 South Shore $160,750
2 Point Breeze $102,308
3 Squirrel Hill North $92,363
4 Regent Square $75,357
5 Duquesne Heights $65,700
6 Strip District $65,000
7 Banksville $62,146
8 Bon Air $62,083
9 North Shore $61,562
10 Squirrel Hill South $61,235
11 Swisshelm Park $58,854
12 Westwood $57,946
13 Highland Park $57,627
14 Mount Washington $56,630
15 Central Business District $55,064
16 Greenfield $54,875
17 Lincoln Place $51,554
18 Summer Hill $51,429
19 Shadyside $50,665
20 Chartiers City $50,089
21 Brookline $49,811
22 Overbrook $49,510
23 Stanton Heights $49,086
24 Brighton Heights $47,547
25 Southside Flats $45,498
26 Perry North $44,519
27 Central Northside $44,517
28 Southside Slopes $44,133
29 Morningside $43,341
30 Central Lawrenceville $42,724
31 Wind Gap $42,638
32 Spring Garden $41,941
33 Mt Oliver $41,799
34 East Carnegie $41,471
35 Fairywood $40,250
36 Upper Lawrenceville $39,001
37 Carrick $38,997
38 Crafton Heights $38,883
39 Allegheny West $38,750
40 Allentown $38,659
41 Elliott $37,707
42 Beechview $37,064
43 Bloomfield $36,338
44 Troy Hill $36,329
45 West End $35,714
46 Friendship $35,117
47 Herrs Island $35,069
48 Knoxville $34,630
49 Lower Lawrenceville $34,156
50 Hazelwood $33,787
51 Sheraden $33,340
52 Marshall-Shadeland $32,716
53 Oakwood $31,678
54 Polish Hill $31,578
55 Point Breeze North $31,469
56 Ridgemont $31,250
57 Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar $30,792
58 Hays $30,714
59 Allegheny Center $30,218
60 Mount Oliver $30,059
61 Upper Hill $29,961
62 Manchester $29,814
63 Beltzhoover $28,412
64 Perry South $27,985
65 Arlington $27,954
66 West Oakland $27,082
67 East Liberty $26,870
68 Esplen $26,838
69 Bluff $26,034
70 Garfield $23,779
71 Middle Hill $23,709
72 Homewood North $23,695
73 Homewood South $23,198
74 Larimer $23,040
75 Saint Clair $22,679
76 North Oakland $22,539
77 Oakland $22,518
78 Spring Hill-City View $21,920
79 East Hills $20,438
80 East Allegheny $19,754
81 Fine View $18,876
82 Terrace Village $17,744
83 Homewood West $14,913
84 Crawford Roberts $13,734
85 Northview Heights $13,125
86 Glen Hazel $12,906
87 California-Kirkbride $11,367
88 Arlington Heights $10,127
89 Bedford Dwellings $9,375
90 Brundis Island $0

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