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Pittsburgh Ranked #1 City For LGBTQ+ Home Buyers

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A new ranking lists Pittsburgh as the #1 city for LGBTQ+ home buyers.

According to, Pittsburgh ranks above a number of other major cities when comparing their levels of being gay-friendly as well as being affordable.

The criteria that went into ranking the cities included:

  • a 100 ranking on the Human Rights Campaign's annual Municipality Quality Index
  • its own Pride celebration festival
  • the median list price of homes for sale in May

Pittsburgh has received a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign for four years in a row.

The ranking of cities can be seen below:

  1. Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Providence, RI
  3. Virginia Beach, VA
  4. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  5. Madison, WI
  6. Bloomington, IN
  7. Atlanta, GA
  8. Salem, MA
  9. Austin, TX
  10. Long Beach, CA limited the number of cities to one per state to allow for geographic diversity.

To read more about why each city was selected and how they were ranked, click here.

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