In a previous version of this report, an error appeared in the legend of Figure 2.4. The bars were mislabeled, so that those meant to represent 2014 were labeled 2004 and vice versa. This error was corrected on Nov. 23, 2015.
This report is a comprehensive look at Philadelphia by the numbers. It examines key indicators of the city’s condition—including jobs, public safety, education, housing, government, and transportation—and features select results from Pew’s most recent citywide poll. Although many of the statistics show that Philadelphia is moving in a positive direction, the analysis reveals that significant issues remain.
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