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Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region gained 15,000 jobs between June 2016 and June 2017, a 1.3 percent increase over the year. However, that percentage was below the benchmark average of 2.3 percent growth and...


Number of Companies

Companies backed by venture capital play an important role in economic growth. Estimates attribute 16.6 percent of national Gross Domestic Product and 9 percent of national private sector employment to...


Housing Appreciation Rates

The Seattle metropolitan region led all other regions in the most recent 12-month period with an housing appreciation rate of 12.02 percent; Pittsburgh ranked 2nd to last at 2.44 percent,...