• School Districts – Pittsburgh Counties


    Government / Local Government

    Data here are compiled from the U.S. Census of Governments. School districts in most states function as independent local governments with their own elected governance. Though limited in mandate, school districts make up a large part of local government across the nation, accounting for 32% of all local government expenditures. When adjusted for population, this... More


  • Metropolitan Power Diffusion Index


    Government / Local Government

    The Center for Metropolitan Studies at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh provides the Metropolitan Power Diffusion Index (MPDI) for the 942 U.S. metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, based on 2009 core-based statistical area (CBSA) definitions. Using data from the Census of Governments individual government data, the MPDI is a... More


  • Local Governments – Benchmark Regions


    Government / Local Government

    Data here are compiled from the U.S. Census of Governments. Local government includes general-purpose governments, such as counties, municipalities and boroughs; school districts; and special-purpose governments — public bodies like parking authorities and sewer districts with limited mandates. More


  • Local Governments – Pittsburgh Counties


    Government / Local Government

    Data here are compiled from the U.S. Census of Governments. Local government includes general-purpose governments, such as counties, municipalities and boroughs; school districts; and special-purpose governments — public bodies like parking authorities and sewer districts with limited mandates. More


  • Municipalities – Benchmark Regions


    Government / Local Government

    Data here are compiled from the U.S. Census of Governments. General-purpose local governments play an important role in our communities. They have broad mandates to assess taxes and to provide public services ranging from public safety to economic development. These governments primarily include counties and municipal level governments. In Pennsylvania, municipal level governments include cities,... More


  • Municipalities – Pittsburgh Counties


    Government / Local Government

    Data here are compiled from the U.S. Census of Governments. General-purpose local governments play an important role in our communities. They have broad mandates to assess taxes and to provide public services ranging from public safety to economic development. These governments primarily include counties and municipal level governments. In Pennsylvania, municipal level governments include cities,... More


  • School Districts – Benchmark Regions


    Government / Local Government

    Data here are compiled from the U.S. Census of Governments. School districts in most states function as independent local governments with their own elected governance. Though limited in mandate, school districts make up a large part of local government across the nation, accounting for 32% of all local government expenditures. When adjusted for population, this... More