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Statistically Speaking

As Tuesday’s mayoral election approaches, here’s a little information about the city that we call home — Pittsburgh.

Number of bridges: 446

Average precipitation every year in inches: 38

Tons of steel produced in the Pittsburgh area in 1953: 39.8 million

Tons of steel produced in the Pittsburgh area in 2007: 5 million

Largest number of employees employed by a single Pittsburgh entity (UPMC): 26,700

Number of sex offenders residing in the Pittsburgh area: 440

Number of tourists in Pittsburgh annually: 10 million