IssuesPA

October 5 2010

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.

 

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