Located east of Downtown Pittsburgh, Oakland is the second downtown of Pittsburgh, the third largest economic center in all of Pennsylvania.
Within 1 Mile:
POPULATION : 30,271
MEDIAN AGE : 23.7
HOUSEHOLDS : 11,738
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME : $37,568
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE: 1.90
WHITE COLLAR WORKFORCE %, Age 16+ : 74.64%
Within 3 Miles:
POPULATION : 187,382
MEDIAN AGE : 34.70
HOUSEHOLDS : 83,747
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME: $50,944
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE: 2.01
WHITE COLLAR WORKFORCE %, Age 16+: 69.69%
Within 5 Miles:
MEDIAN AGE: 38.30
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME: $52,433
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE: 2.12
WHITE COLLAR WORKFORCE %, Age 16+: 65.94%
Situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, Oakland is just minutes from all major destinations in America’s Most Liveable City. Pittsburgh has undergone a renaissance that outshines most other rust belt cities. Home to three major league athletic teams, the city of bridges is quickly becoming a destination for the artists, medical professionals, techies and young. With so much to offer, it is no surprise that Pittsburgh is listed as one of the top cities for families to relocate to. With neighborhoods for every personality, Pittsburgh offers something everyone.
Whether studying medicine, architecture, or English, Oakland has a class for that! With Carnegie Mellon, Carlow University, University of Pittsburgh, and UPMC, there is a plethora of enthusiastic students, young and old spending their time in Oakland. More than 45,000 students flock to Oakland for their coursework, studying, and relaxation.
Oakland has the highest population density of all Pittsburgh neighborhoods with more than 19,000 residents. More than 45 percent of Oakland’s residents are college graduates; 25% are between the ages of 20 and 34 and nearly 50% are ages 35 and above.
Oakland swells throughout the day and peaks to a population of about 100,000 people each day with commuters and residents, including students, employees and visitors. Most Oakland employees work for institutions such a UPMC, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon, some of the largest employers in Pittsburgh.
Visitors: As a major medical and cultural destination, Oakland attracts a diverse audience. With major UPMC hospitals in the heart of our neighborhood, patients and families visit often. As a major visitor destination to keep points such as the Cathedral of Learning, Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History and Schenley Plaza, there are endless opportunities for cultural entertainment.
Oakland hosts a variety of retail and restaurant shops. From small, family operated businesses to large, national chains, Oakland is the best neighborhood in Pittsburgh for an eclectic mix of unique shopping and dining opportunities. Businesses within the district benefit from membership of the Oakland Business Improvement District, which provides services and expertise to business and property owners.