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Pittsburgh Apartments
Last updated February 23 2024 at 4:26 PM

Pittsburgh, PA
516 Apartments for Rent

Pittsburgh Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 300,286
Population Density: 5,422.7 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 43%
Median Annual Income: $57,821 / year
Median Rent: $1,074 / month

What locals are saying

Consistently topping “Most Livable Cities in America” lists (and that has to be a good thing), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania serves as both current headquarters of Steeler Nation and future headquarters of you. So, what’s it take to land a pad in this place?

The ‘Burgh is a leftover steel town that feels like a city but operates like a hometown

Pittsburgh Demographics


How diverse is Pittsburgh?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Pittsburgh is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Pittsburgh are White (63.8%), Black Or African American (20.8%), Two Or More (6.1%), Asian (5.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.5%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Pittsburgh residents?

The median age in Pittsburgh is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

How diverse is Pittsburgh?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Pittsburgh is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Pittsburgh are White (63.8%), Black Or African American (20.8%), Two Or More (6.1%), Asian (5.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.5%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Pittsburgh residents?

The median age in Pittsburgh is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

Pittsburgh Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Pittsburgh is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Pittsburgh is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Pittsburgh is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Pittsburgh


Elementary Schools

6 /10
Pittsburgh Concord K-5
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
473 Students
12 Reviews
473
Students
12 Reviews
6 /10
Pittsburgh Brookline K-8
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
500 Students
8 Reviews
500
Students
8 Reviews
5 /10
Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
330 Students
6 Reviews
330
Students
6 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Pittsburgh Capa 6-12
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
883 Students
11 Reviews
883
Students
11 Reviews
6 /10
Pittsburgh Brookline K-8
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
500 Students
8 Reviews
500
Students
8 Reviews
6 /10
Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
187 Students
1 Reviews
187
Students
1 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Pittsburgh Capa 6-12
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
883 Students
11 Reviews
883
Students
11 Reviews
6 /10
City Charter High School
Charter
9-12
Charter
9-12
573 Students
16 Reviews
573
Students
16 Reviews
4 /10
Pittsburgh Obama 6-12
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
952 Students
1 Reviews
952
Students
1 Reviews

What Renters Say about Pittsburgh


Apartment List has released the results for Pittsburgh from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Pittsburgh’s renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Interestingly, ratings for Pittsburgh vary widely across categories such as affordability and weather."
69%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
65%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
63%
Public Transit
63%
Social Life
62%
Pet Friendliness
61%
Safety and Crime Rate
61%
Commute Time
51%
Affordability
46%
Quality of Schools
37%
State and Local Taxes
34%
Dating
32%
Weather
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Average rent in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Pittsburgh is $1,748, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,018. Rent rates updated 1 day ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Pittsburgh, PA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Pittsburgh, PA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 516 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Pittsburgh. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Pittsburgh is $1,352 for a studio, $1,748 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,018 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Pittsburgh apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Pittsburgh, PA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Pittsburgh?

In Pittsburgh, the average rent is $1,352 for a studio, $1,748 for a 1-bedroom, $2,018 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,191 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Pittsburgh, check out our monthly Pittsburgh Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Pittsburgh?

You can filter cheap apartments in Pittsburgh by price: under $700, under $800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Pittsburgh?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Pittsburgh apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Pittsburgh?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Pittsburgh.

How can I find off-campus housing in Pittsburgh?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Pittsburgh. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Carlow University, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, Duquesne University, Point Park University, and Carnegie Mellon University.