Apologies to Trenton on the title. Missed this on Friday... The Bureau of Economic Analysis has new GDP data for the metro region
out. For those who like to quote numbers, the Pittsburgh region's gross domestic product (which is a measure of value added) is estimated to have been $117.8 billion in 2011. An increase of 4.8% over the previous year which is a pretty good showing relative to rest of the nation.
So dark blue is good in the BEA's national map: