Can't completely ignore the population numbers
But some offbeat population coverage from beyond Pittsburgh: The Trib noted For
and to the south, in Columbus, (Georgia, not Ohio) the Ledger-enquirer says that Muscogee County lost 5,000 people in the last year. But it's because of what we call a temporary federal movement, seems that one of the brigade combat teams deployed to Iraq was based there. That article does call their area the "Mean statistical Area" which is a mistake both in semantics, but also pretty bad from a marketing point of view.