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Just The Facts: Comparing Pittsburgh and Cleveland

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Pittsburgh

Metro population (2016): 2,342,299

Demographics (2015): 87.3% white, 8.2% black, 2.1% Asian, 1.5% Latino

Median household income (2015): $52,499

Unemployment rate (June 2017): 5.3%

Gross Metropolitan Product (2015): $138.8 billion

Beloved nicknames: City of Bridges, City of Champions, Steel City, The Burgh

Cruel nicknames: Shitsburgh, The Pitts

Cleveland

Metro population (2016): 2,055,612

Demographics (2015): 74.2% white, 20% black, 2.1% Asian, 5.2% Latino

Median household income (2015): $49,925

Unemployment rate (June 2017): 6.4%

Gross Metropolitan Product (2015): $128.4 billion

Beloved nicknames: Best Location in the Nation, Forest City, The Land

Cruel nicknames: Mistake on the Lake, Thieveland


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