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Employment by Arts Establishments per 100K

The number of jobs per 100,000 residents in arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased from 190.5 in 2014 to 191 in 2015. The 2015 total was above the benchmark average of 167.6. Compared to the benchmark regions, Pittsburgh had the highest number of jobs in museums per 100,000
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Employment by Arts Establishments

The number of jobs in arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area decreased by 6 from 4,491 in 2014 to 4,485 in 2015. That total was slightly below the benchmark average of 5,065 jobs. Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos…
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Number of Arts Establishments per 100K

The number of arts and cultural establishments per 100,000 residents in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased from 13.7 in 2014 to 14.29 in 2015. The 2015 total was slightly below the benchmark average of 17.31. Compared to the benchmark regions, Pittsburgh had the highest number of other performing arts establishments per 100,000
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Number of Arts Establishments

The number of arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased by 13 from 323 in 2014 to 336 in 2015. That total was below the benchmark average of 504. Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos and nature parks. The…
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Census Population — Benchmark Regions

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area had 2,431,087 people in 2000; by 2010, that number was down by 74,802 to 2,356,285. Cleveland and Detroit also saw population declines over the decade.
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Miles Traveled per Capita

This is a gauge both of energy usage as well as regional organization. The fewer the miles traveled, generally, the more effectively a region is organized. The data collected and published in the annual Highway Statistics is used by all levels of government and the public to assess the performance of the Nation’s…
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Particulate Matter 2.5 by Region

Small particles (particulate matter) less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter are referred to as PM2.5. These particles are so small that they can get deep into the lungs and cause breathing problems. PM2.5 is caused by all types of combustion, including motor vehicles, power plants, residential wood burning, forest fires, agricultural burning, and…
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River Tonnage Trend

Traffic data for the Port of Pittsburgh comes from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center and its Lock Performance Monitoring System. Data in this instance are a port-​to-​port tonnage measurement and are reported annually here and elsewhere with a time lag between data gathering and publication delay of 1
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River Tonnage

Traffic data for the Port of Pittsburgh comes from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center and its Lock Performance Monitoring System. Data in this instance are a port-​to-​port tonnage measurement and are reported annually here and elsewhere with a time lag between data gathering and publication delay of 1
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Barge Traffic

Traffic data for the Port of Pittsburgh comes from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center and its Lock Performance Monitoring System. Data about lock traffic is a good measure of lock activity, but is not as reliable or timely as a measure of actual tonnage; it’s reported only after…
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