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Pittsburgh Data & Statistics

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United States Sources

  • CredAbility Consumer Distress Index
    The index is a quarterly measure that tracks shifts in the financial condition of the average American household by state.
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: Our Region
    Covers western PA, and provides analysis, commentary, and data on issues that concern our area as well as Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.
    FindTheData is an objective, reference-based comparison engine that allows you to find and sort through a growing number of databases that are fully sortable, filterable and comparable. Its information comes from primary source, public domain databases -— from governmental organizations to universities.
  • Food Environment Atlas
    This interactive map by the USDA allows you to get statistics for Allegheny County for a variety of categories, including availability of various kids of food stores, restaurants (and expenditures there per capita), statistics for food assistance (SNAP and school lunches), food eaten at home (fruits & vegetables, prepared foods, soft drinks, meat and poultry and solid fats), food insecurity, food prices at stores, health rates for diabetes and obesity, "local food" (farm sales) statistics, physical activity and racial/ethnic makeup. There are figures for various years for comparison.
  • Milliken Institute: Successful Aging
    Pittsburgh ranks fairly well in this study of cities for successful aging which is meant as a tool for city planners. Pittsburgh has a high rate of obesity and physical inactivity among its seniors.
  • New York Times: Mapping America: Every City, Every Block
    Although initially centered on New York City, you can input your zipcode to find out the racial makeup, income, home values (increase/decline), and education levels of any neighborhood.
  • U.S. Census Bureau: American Factfinder
    A U.S. Census feature that gives a handy data printout for all geographical units, going as small as zip code areas. Each section expands to include quite detailed socio-economic data for each area.
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)
    The Quarterly Workforce Indicators are a set of economic indicators -- including employment, job creation, wages, and worker turnover -- that can be queried by different levels of geography -- state, county, metro, and workforce investment area -- as well as by detailed industry, gender, and age of workers.
  • U.S.D.A. Economic Research Service: PA Fact Sheet
    Economic indicators focusing on agricultural production and trade.