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Statistically Speaking

Pittsburgh’s current mayor, Luke Ravenstahl, 26, is not much older than students here at Carnegie Mellon. In fact, in the history of this country, he is the youngest mayor of any major metropolitan city. Here are some statistics on mayors:

Number of women who have served as mayor of Pittsburgh: 1

Number of Pittsburgh mayors that served in office twice during separate terms: 4

Number of Pittsburgh mayors buried in the Allegheny Cemetery: 22

Number of mayors of Pittsburgh since the city's incorporation in 1816: 59

Age of the youngest of mayor in any city in the United States: 18

Age of the oldest mayor in any city in the United States: 96