We just ran across this useful summary put out by DCED current to October 2009. Among the many interesting statistics:
- 78% of the state's municipalities have fewer than 5,000 inhabitants
- there are 1500+ active authorities
- 500 school districts
- 3160 local pension plans
- 95% of fire departments are all-volunteer.
|DCED PA Local Gov Fact Sheet 10-09.pdf||502.62 KB|