Richest Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh, PA For 2020


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

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Pittsburgh.
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 2.01x the national median and household incomes are 2.24x the national median.

But where exactly in Pittsburgh do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Squirrel Hill North where the median income is a cool $123,405.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Pittsburgh out of 91 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Pittsburgh for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Squirrel Hill North looks to be the richest Pittsburgh neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $843,917. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Pittsburgh. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Pittsburgh reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Pittsburgh and the worst neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. Or, for living around Pittsburgh, out the best Pittsburgh suburbs and the worst Pittsburgh suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh For 2020

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 criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

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

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Glen Hazel.

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

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Pittsburgh For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Squirrel Hill North $123,405
2 Point Breeze $109,215
3 Central Business District $101,131
4 Strip District $93,125
5 Fairywood $83,804
6 North Shore $68,684
7 Regent Square $67,188
8 Greenfield $66,111
9 Squirrel Hill South $65,941
10 Swisshelm Park $65,313
11 Summer Hill $65,000
12 Duquesne Heights $64,534
13 Banksville $62,896
14 Highland Park $62,251
15 Southside Flats $61,427
16 Westwood $59,680
17 Allegheny West $58,958
18 Wind Gap $57,734
19 Bon Air $56,797
20 Point Breeze North $56,266
21 Herrs Island $55,500
22 East Carnegie $55,385
23 Southside Slopes $55,340
24 Brookline $53,825
25 Stanton Heights $53,459
26 Shadyside $53,305
27 Morningside $53,016
28 Lower Lawrenceville $51,874
29 Brighton Heights $51,491
30 Central Lawrenceville $50,605
31 Mount Washington $49,177
32 Lincoln Place $48,067
33 Perry North $47,169
34 Beechview $47,089
35 Allegheny Center $46,526
36 Elliott $45,640
37 Troy Hill $45,174
38 Overbrook $44,551
39 Bloomfield $43,967
40 Crafton Heights $42,870
41 Upper Lawrenceville $42,436
42 Ridgemont $42,216
43 Carrick $41,950
44 Marshall-Shadeland $41,920
45 Polish Hill $41,222
46 Chartiers City $40,990
47 Knoxville $40,075
48 Esplen $39,904
49 Manchester $39,460
50 Friendship $37,587
51 Mt Oliver $37,500
52 Spring Garden $37,416
53 Central Northside $37,312
54 Sheraden $35,876
55 West End $35,750
56 Allentown $35,505
57 Arlington $34,996
58 Saint Clair $34,861
59 Fine View $34,658
60 Perry South $33,900
61 Beltzhoover $33,514
62 Mount Oliver $33,437
63 Upper Hill $32,996
64 Oakwood $31,563
65 East Liberty $31,021
66 Garfield $30,202
67 Bluff $29,008
68 Spring Hill-City View $27,178
69 Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar $25,868
70 East Hills $25,650
71 East Allegheny $25,432
72 Homewood West $24,700
73 Hazelwood $23,874
74 North Oakland $23,280
75 Oakland $22,641
76 Homewood North $22,341
77 Hays $21,815
78 Middle Hill $21,500
79 Larimer $21,417
80 Homewood South $21,070
81 California-Kirkbride $20,000
82 Crawford Roberts $18,794
83 Terrace Village $17,466
84 West Oakland $16,857
85 Bedford Dwellings $14,281
86 Arlington Heights $14,044
87 Northview Heights $12,742
88 Chateau $0
89 South Shore $0
90 Brundis Island $0
91 Glen Hazel $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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