Unemployment Trends Downward
The Pittsburgh region’s unemployment rate continued to move lower in February but remains higher than what is seen nationwide. The... More
Population Slips Again
The Pittsburgh region’s population continued to slide in 2017, falling to 2,333,367 people, according to recent population estimates from the... More
Tipping the Scales
Southwestern Pennsylvania has the highest percentage of “healthy weight” adults among the Pittsburgh Today benchmark regions, according to 2016 data... More
Unemployment Continues to Drop
Unemployment fell slightly in southwestern Pennsylvania during the first month of 2018, but expanding the regional labor force continues to... More
Jobs Ended Slump In 2017
Southwestern Pennsylvania awoke from four years of stagnant job growth adding 12,600 jobs in 2017 – a 1.1 percent year-over-year... More
Regional Wages Slip
The average wage in the Pittsburgh region dropped slightly in the third quarter of 2017 following two quarters of steady... More
Developing Young Minds
In early childhood, technology holds promise and pitfalls On May 1, 1969, a western Pennsylvania native with a relatively unknown... More
Mobile Source Pollution
The biggest air pollution culprit may be all of us Creeping into the Fort Pitt Tunnel, angling for space at... More
Health Coverage Widespread
Pittsburghers are covered when it comes to having health insurance. About 96 percent of adults in the Pittsburgh region reported... More
Pittsburgh’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 0.1 percent and had the second-smallest rate of growth from 2015 to 2016. Pittsburgh’s per capita real GDP saw the third-smallest year-over-year growth of...
Metropolitan Pittsburgh’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased .4 percent from 5.2 percent in February 2017 to 4.8 percent in February 2018. During that period, the number of people in the...
Crime rates in the Pittsburgh MSA tend to be lower than those in most of our benchmark regions. In 2016, the Pittsburgh MSA ranked as the safest metro area among...