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Doctor Too Costly

We also compared the percent of women who reported that they did not see a doctor because of cost in the previous year. Although indirect,…

Breast Cancer Mortality Rates

Unfortunately, the breast cancer mortality rates in the Pittsburgh region are higher for both white women than for the rest of the US or for…

Total Foreclosures

In September 2013, the foreclosure rate in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area fell to 4 percent, down 1.1 percentage points over the same period last…

New Building Permits — Pittsburgh Counties

The number of permits issued for new privately owned residential construction is an excellent indicator of growth and economic vitality. New building permits in Allegheny…

Housing Vacancy Rates — Pittsburgh Region Counties

Vacancy rates in residential housing are a good barometer over time of the demand for shelter in a region. According to the Census, unoccupied housing…

Age of Housing Units

The age of the housing in a region is one measure of the rate at which its population has been growing in relation to other…
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