12 best places to live in the U.S.
% residents with grad. degree: 12.7
Household income: $51,907
% unemployed: 7
The tour: Pittsburgh has strong leisure offerings and major universities in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon. The city is limited by its industrial legacy, with crime and air quality as areas needing improvement. Also of note: the Andy Warhol Museum, displaying thousands of works by the legendary pop artist and Pittsburgh native.