So it really has been more than just decades since we would have even been considered for a ranking in something like this. Count in score at least. Area Development magazine (always a link there on the right btw) has us ranked near the top for Prime Workforce Growth. Seriously, I am not making it up.
Why you may ask. You may read the news today of the latest labor force news for the region and conclude the situation is quite dour. Yet it is now 66 months that the local unemployment rate has been below the nation’s, 68 months since Pittsburgh’s unemployment rate was actually above the nation’s.