Allegheny County is the second most populous county in the state with approximately 1,250,578.25. The 730 square miles is an academic, economic and cultural hub. The workforce of Allegheny County transitioned from heavy industry to more specialized industries and service providers, including high technology, health care, education and finance.
Pittsburgh is the seat of Allegheny County. It is the second largest city in Pennsylvania with a population of 300,286 citizens. Pittsburgh consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The city offers top-notch health care facilities, major colleges and universities, cultural attractions and an affordable standard of living. Pittsburgh is a vibrant, mid-sized city that has the feel of a small town.
East End of Pittsburgh has gone through a dramatic transformation in the past few years. Hundreds of new homes are being built or renovated, commercial developments are attracting high profile anchors such as Google. Innovative new workspaces for entrepreneurs are being created. Bakery Square and Bakery Square 2.0 located in what was once Nabisco headquarters, combines leading-edge software developers, academics and residential space with high-end retailers and lifestyle boutiques.