Census data shows poverty down in region

It’s not flashy and it doesn’t have any one big employer driving its economy any more, but the Pittsburgh region continues its modest but steady growth, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The data, from the bureau’s latest edition of the American Community Survey, shows that generally in 2018 poverty was down, median incomes were up, and people here continued to have health insurance.

“Obviously it’s good news if poverty is falling and median incomes are growing,” said Guy Faucher, chief economist for PNC Financial Services. “But it’s not dramatic. It’s not like there’s going to be a big driver [of job growth] like they have in tech centers like Seattle or Denver.”

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with current population estimates for counties & municipalities in the SPC Region . Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes subcounty resident population estimates from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with the recently-released Annual County Population Estimates. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes Demographic Characteristics in the SPC Region by Age, Sex, and Race. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with components of population change in the SPC Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes county population totals and components of change from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2018. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with ACS data comparisons in the Southwestern PA Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes data comparisons from 2008-2012 & 2013-2017. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with current population estimates for counties & municipalities in the SPC Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes subcounty resident population estimates from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with ACS data comparisons in the SPC Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes data comparisons from 2007-2011 & 2012-2016. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with components of population change in the SPC Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes county population totals and components of change from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2017. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with ACS data comparisons in the SPC Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes data comparisons from 2006-2010 & 2011-2015. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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We’ve updated the SPC Regional Data Center “Visualize: SPC Tableau” with ACS data comparisons in the SPC Region. Our interactive Tableau dashboard now includes data comparisons from 2005-2009 & 2010-2014. The dashboard can display a variety of indicators and data comparisons by municipality, county, and region, based on user selections.

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