Snapshot: Profile of Pennsylvania Municipal Officials
February 24, 2022
These snapshots used data from the results of a 2021 survey of local government officials conducted by the Pennsylvania Local Government Commission and the Center for Rural Pennsylvania.
The electronic survey was distributed by Pennsylvania local government associations to their members. Of the 12,809 municipal officials in Pennsylvania, a total of 866 returned usable surveys, for a response rate of about 7 percent. The estimated margin of error was +/-3.2 percent.
Of these responses, 770 (89 percent) municipal officials identified their county of residence. Officials were considered rura...