All Indicators

INDICATORS
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Establishments
The number of establishments in the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector, shown as a rate per 10,000 people.
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Employees
The share of jobs in the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector, shown as a percentage of all jobs in a geographical area.
Tourism Spending
The economic impact of the travel and tourism industry on a geographic area, measured as the total expenditures in that area that relate to travel/tourism.
Median Age
The median age of people living in a geographic area during a given time period.
Population by Age
The number of residents of a geographic area, broken down by age.
Population by Race/Ethnicity
The growth or decline in the number of residents of a geographic area, broken down by racial and ethnic groups.
Change in Total Population
The percent change in number of residents of a geographic area since 2000.
Foreign Born Population
The percentage of the population in a region that is foreign-born, which includes anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth. People who become U.S. citizens through naturalization are considered foreign-born.
Household Types
The percentage of households composed of married couples (with and without children), singles, and other variations.
Average Household Size
The average number of people in individual households in a geographic area, including family members, non-family members and children.
Single-Parent Families
The percentage of single-parent families with children, as a percent of all families with children under 18.
Median Household Income
Median household income, in 2017 dollars. Half of incomes are below the median and half are above.
Public Assistance
Income to individuals from governmental programs (welfare/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Medicaid, unemployment and food stamps), expressed on a per capita basis.
Change in Average Salary
The annual percentage change in the average salary.
Unemployment Rate
Unemployed individuals are those without jobs who are able, available, and actively seeking work. The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the total labor force (the total number of employed and unemployed individuals 16 or older and not living in prisons, mental hospitals, or nursing homes).
Unemployment Rate by Race/Ethnicity
The unemployment rate for racial and ethnic groups in a geographic area. Unemployed individuals are those without jobs who are able, available and seeking work; the rate presents them as a share of the total labor force (the total number of employed and unemployed individuals 16 or older and not living in prisons, mental hospitals, or nursing homes).
Change in Employment by Sector
The net growth or decline in jobs by sector, shown as a percentage gain or loss from 2001 to 2017.
People Living in Poverty
The share of residents with incomes below the federal poverty level. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
People Living in Poverty, by Race/Ethnicity
The proportion of people in various racial and ethnic groups with incomes below the poverty line. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
Children Living in Poverty
The number of children under 18 living in households with incomes below the federally defined poverty line, expressed as a percentage of all children under 18. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
Children Living in Poverty, by Race/Ethnicity
The number of children under 18 living below the federally defined poverty line, expressed as a percentage of all children under 18 within a racial and ethnic group. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
People Living in Poverty by Education Level
The share of residents with incomes below the federal poverty level, broken down by levels of educational attainment. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
Homeownership Rates
The percentage of all occupied housing units (not vacant) that are owner-occupied (not rented).
Homeownership Rate by Race/Ethnicity
The number of owner-occupied units (not rented) as a percent of all occupied units (not vacant) for various racial and ethnic groups.
Housing Affordability for Homeowners
The median home value divided by the median household income, adjusted for inflation.
Median Rent
The most recent monthly rent plus the average monthly payments for utilities and fuel, as reported to the Census Bureau, adjusted for inflation. The median represents the mid-point of monthly rents (half the values are above the median and half below).
Student Performance in Grade 3 Reading
The percentage of students considered proficient or advanced on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) Grade 3 English Language Arts exam, reported for the total student population.
Student Performance in Grade 3 Math
The percentage of students considered proficient or advanced on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) Grade 3 Math exam, reported for the total student population.
High School Cohort Graduation Rate
The number of students graduating after four years of high school, expressed as a percentage of their cohort. A cohort is a class of ninth-graders beginning high school in the same academic year.
Per Student Spending
Total spending by public school districts, divided by total pupils.
Prekindergarten Participation
The number of children ages 3 or 4 enrolled in publicly funded high-quality pre-kindergarten education programs, expressed as a percentage of all children ages 3 or 4.
Education Level of Adults
The number of residents with a particular level of education in a region, expressed as a percentage of all residents 25 and older.
Education Levels of Adults, by Race/Ethnicity
The number of residents of various racial and ethnic backgrounds with a particular level of education, expressed as a percentage of all residents 25 and older.
Air Quality
The percentage of days in a year that air quality was monitored in a geographical area and found to be good. This rating indicates air was healthy for sensitive groups, such as people with asthma, as well as the overall population. The Air Quality Index (AQI) summarizes in one measure the levels of ground-level ozone, particulate matter (such as soot), carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide.
Water Quality
The percentage of the population that receives drinking water through a community water system that meets all Pennsylvania health and safety standards. This indicates that the water is safe to drink, according to the state’s regulatory standards.
Recycling Tons Per Capita
Tons of waste recycled per person in a geographical area during a particular year.
Solid Waste Per Capita
The number of tons of solid waste generated per person in a geographical area during a particular year.
Vehicles by Fuel Type
The percentage of vehicles registered in a geographic area by fuel type, including gasoline, diesel, and other types of fuel. The latter category can include vehicles that run on electric, hybrid, flex fuel, and natural gas, among other fuel sources.
Mortality Rate
The number of deaths per year, expressed as an age-adjusted rate per 100,000 residents.
Death from Heart Disease
The number of deaths per year due to heart disease, expressed as an age-adjusted rate per 100,000 residents.
Death from Cancer
The number of deaths per year due to cancer, expressed as an age-adjusted rate per 100,000 residents.
Death from Stroke
The number of deaths per year due to stroke, expressed as an age-adjusted rate per 100,000 residents.
Death from Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
The number of deaths per year due to chronic lower respiratory disease (CRLD), expressed as an age-adjusted rate per 100,000 residents.
Hypertension Prevalance
The share of adults in a region diagnosed with high blood pressure.
Diabetes Prevalence
The share of adults in a region diagnosed with diabetes.
Asthma
The percentage of adults in a region who currently have asthma.
People Without Healthcare Coverage
The percentage of people under 65 who are not covered by some form of health insurance, including public sources of health coverage such as Medicaid and Medicare.
People Without a Primary Care Physician
The percentage of adults in a region who do not have a personal doctor or health care provider.
Routine Checkups
The share of adults in a region who had a routine medical checkup within the past two years.
People Who Cannot Afford Healthcare
The percentage of adults in a geographic area who could not afford medical care within the past year.
Adults Who are Overweight or Obese
The percentage of adults who have a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 25. The index is an estimate of body fat, based on height and weight. A person with a BMI between 25 and 30 is considered overweight, and those with a BMI over 30 are considered obese.
Children Who are Overweight or Obese
The share of students in grades K-6 who have a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is at or above the 85th percentile for their age and gender. The index is an estimate of body fat based on height and weight. Children are considered overweight if their BMI is at or above the 85th percentile for their age and gender, and they are considered obese at or above the 95th percentile.
Teens Who are Overweight or Obese
The share of students in grades 7-12 who have a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is at or above the 85th percentile for their age and gender. The index is an estimate of body fat based on height and weight. Children are considered overweight if their BMI is at or above the 85th percentile for their age and gender, and they are considered obese at or above the 95th percentile.
Adult Smokers
The percentage of adults in a region who currently smoke tobacco products.
Physically Inactive Adults
The percentage of adults who did not participate in any physical activity in the past month, such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking, as reported through a national survey.
Binge Drinking
The share of adults who binge drink alcoholic beverages. For men, this is defined as consuming five or more drinks on one occasion within the past 30 days; for women, it is defined as four or more drinks.
Infant Mortality
The number of deaths per 1,000 births per year for infants under the age of one year.
Low Birth Weight Babies
The number of babies born with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams or about 5.5 pounds) expressed as a percentage of all live births.
Live Births to Teen Mothers
The share of girls ages 15 to 19 in a geographic area who have given birth in a given year.
Non Smoking During Pregnancy
The share of births in a year to women who did not smoke during pregnancy.
Early Prenatal Care
The number of births to women who initiated prenatal care during the first trimester of pregnancy (before 13 weeks gestation), expressed as a percentage of all live births.