Published May 3, 2023
Pittsburgh Quarterly

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewer to this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed by Tampa/St. Pete (-9,291) and Sarasota/Bradenton (-6,643). In order to sustain this region’s future economy and quality of life, what’s your top idea to stem the population losses and attract new people? 

Their answers appear in this Spring Issue of the Pittsburgh Quarterly. The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh President and CEO Carlos T. Carter was featured. Click here to read.