Pittsburgh is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County. It is the second-most populous city in Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh metropolitan area is the anchor of Western Pennsylvania and is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia.
Pittsburgh is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Pittsburgh is ranked #122 by the Global Urban Competitiveness Report (GUCR) which evaluates and ranks world cities in the context of economic competitiveness. Pittsburgh was ranked #87 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Pittsburgh has a population of over 300,286 people. Pittsburgh also forms part of the wider Pittsburgh metropolitan area which has a population of over 2,320,000 people. Pittsburgh is the #18 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 6.3077 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.