(Three-tier color code: 1-25 Green, 26-75 Black, 76+ Red)
Safe and affordable
Pittsburgh is an inexpensive place to live.
Its crime rate is relatively low.
Highly engaged community
It has an abundance of fitness and recreational facilities, including YMCAs.
Seniors can connect with their peers, thanks to a large concentration of
Many community colleges are available for education and retraining.
Unhealthy practices and living arrangements
The obesity rate for seniors is among the worst for large metros.
Despite a high number of fitness centers, most seniors are not
Pittsburgh has a high incidence of binge drinking.
It ranks 94th out of 100 in the share of seniors caring for children.
Top-tier education and research centers, museums and libraries, safe and affordable neighborhoods, and significant community engagement make Pittsburgh a suitable place for seniors. Although opportunities for education and retraining are available, this metro lacks mom-and-pop entrepreneurial activities.
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