OUR PEOPLE

Pennsylvania has all of the essentials for a great quality of life — an amazing history, prominent world-ranked universities, low cost of living, fulfilling careers, top-ranked health institutions, pristine mountains, and rolling woodlands. But like you, there’s more to us than our résumé.

Workforce

Our workforce has the tools, education, and training to help your business succeed.

  • 6.5+ million workforce
  • Nearly 12% of adults over 25 have a graduate or professional degree
  • Nearly 40% of adults 25-34 have a bachelor’s degree or higher

Transportation

Home to the first major toll road in the U.S. that connected Philadelphia and Lancaster, the Keystone State now offers a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that gets you where you need to go. Pennsylvania features cross-state rail service from Amtrak, including the Keystone line running from New York City to Harrisburg via Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania line, which runs daily from New York to Pittsburgh. Our six international airports across the state make international travel a cinch.

Business Diversity

Pennsylvania is committed to supporting its diverse business owners and helping them to thrive.

Crime Rate

Pennsylvania’s crime rate falls below the national average and those of many surrounding states.

Crime Rate in PA Infographic
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