PITTSBURGH — When it comes to educational attainment, no area in Pittsburgh has a higher concentration of those holding bachelor’s or graduate degrees than Shadyside.
The 15232 ZIP Code, which includes the Shadyside and Friendship areas of the East End, has the most educated populace by a fairly wide margin: almost 85% of those over 25 have at least a bachelor’s degree, and almost 46% hold a professional or graduate degree.
Both of those figures were tops in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
There are 23 postal codes in the region where at least half of the adult population has a bachelor’s degree or higher. They are concentrated in several East End neighborhoods, much of the North Hills, several South Hills neighborhoods and Murrysville to the east. Another 24 ZIP codes have between 40% and 50% with bachelor’s degrees.
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