Southwestern Pennsylvania is starting to look more like the United States as the region’s population becomes more diverse, the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates suggest.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Regional News
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading June 28, 2018
The Pittsburgh region’s population continued to slide in 2017, falling to 2,333,367 people, according to recent population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. It marked the fifth consecutive year population has declined in the seven-​county Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Regional News
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading March 22, 2018
Southwestern Pennsylvania has the highest percentage of “healthy weight” adults among the Pittsburgh Today benchmark regions, according to 2016 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the most recent available.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Regional News
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading March 20, 2018
While the origin of the expression, “a walk in the park,” is unclear, it’s a safe bet the author wasn’t a planner trying to stitch urban parks and trails together to create flowing greenways throughout a city like Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Spotlight
  • Issue Year 2019
  • Sub Heading Can Pittsburgh make urban parks within everyone’s reach?
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