Here’s the gender pay gap by state. Where did Pa. fall? | The Numbers Racket

BY: - March 28, 2022

The last edition of The Numbers Racket for the month of March delves into the gender pay gap, or the measure of what women are paid relative to their male counterparts in the United States. 

A look at Women’s health in Pa. | The Numbers Racket

BY: - March 21, 2022

While Women’s History Month is a time to reflect on the unique achievements and accomplishments of women of all races, ethnicities, creeds and orientations, it is also a time to discuss key issues affecting women in the United States and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

State park entrance fees across the nation. How does Pa. stack up? | The Numbers Racket

BY: - March 14, 2022

And while Pennsylvania’s state parks are free to visitors, did you know that just nine states have completely fee-free state parks?

A majority of Americans haven’t heard about redistricting in their state | The Numbers Racket

BY: - March 7, 2022

A survey by the Pew Research Center found that 85 percent of Americans said they have heard a little or nothing at all about legislative redistricting in their state.

Majority of Americans say affordable housing is a problem | The Numbers Racket

BY: - February 28, 2022

Forty-nine percent of respondents to the Pew study said that affordable housing is a major problem in their local community, while another 36 percent said it was a minor problem in their local community. 

A closer look at the racial and ethnic wealth gap in Pa. | The Numbers Racket

BY: - February 21, 2022

States were given points based on 21 weighted metrics, which included unemployment rates, homeownership rates, uninsured rates and poverty rates, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. 

A survey, the findings, and a tweet about income | The Numbers Racket

BY: - February 14, 2022

According to a September 2021 report from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Median household income of Americans in 2020 was $67,521. A 2.9 percent decrease from the previous year’s media of $69,560. 

Resig-Nation: The states with the highest and lowest job resignation rates | The Numbers Racket

BY: - February 7, 2022

To track those moves, last month, WalletHub, a personal finance website, released a report ranking all 50 states and the District of Columbia by their resignation rates. 

Pa.’s opioid stigma reduction campaign reaches 4M residents | The Numbers Racket

BY: - January 31, 2022

With testimonials from more than 200 individuals in recovery and family members, the campaign hosted 12 webinars related to stigma reduction. The webinars boasted more than 1,200 attendees.

Welcome to Tax Season 2022, Pa. | The Numbers Racket

BY: - January 24, 2022

Now that you have some time before you have to organize your receipts, pay stubs and other tax information, let’s take a look at tax season by the numbers. 

MLK Day 2022: Volunteering in the U.S., by the numbers | The Numbers Racket

BY: - January 17, 2022

Before the pandemic, approximately 63 million Americans - 25 percent of the adult population - volunteered, according to data from the Nonprofit Source, a marketing agency helping nonprofits expand their online presence. 

It’s Farm Show Week. Here’s a look, by the numbers | The Numbers Racket

BY: - January 10, 2022

With the theme “Harvesting More,” this year’s Farm Show aims to celebrate the contributions of Pennsylvania’s $132.5 billion agriculture and food industry.