Data and Interactives

 Behind all of Pew's research are hard numbers. View this data yourself in interactive charts and maps. You can also watch videos or take quizzes highlighting some of the issues in Pew's Philadelphia research reports. 

Philadelphians: Compare Your Views on the City to Our Poll
Video
Defining Philadelphia's Middle Class

Three Philadelphia residents discuss what middle class means to them, how they've seen their communities change, and why they have stayed in the city.

Published:February 25, 2014
  
Delinquent Property Tax in Philadelphia
Charts
Millennials in Philadelphia: A Promising but Fragile Boom

The growth of Philadelphia’s young-adult population in recent years has been hailed as one of the more positive developments in the city’s recent history.

Published:January 21, 2014
 
Philadelphians: Compare Your Views on the City to Our Poll
Charts
Ten Facts About Internet Access in Philadelphia

Recent polling by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia research initiative shows that the percentage of city residents who have Internet access has been growing.

Published:November 12, 2013
  
Delinquent Property Tax in Philadelphia
Charts
Philadelphians Wary of City’s New Property Tax System

A poll from The Pew Charitable Trusts shows that many Philadelphians are not aware of the city’s new property tax system and that those who are aware are skeptical about the structure.

Published:October 8, 2013
 
Philadelphians: Compare Your Views on the City to Our Poll
Quiz
Philadelphians: Compare Your Views on the City to Our Poll

A new poll finds that Philadelphians are concerned about the city's prospects, and take a dim view of its political leadership.

Published:March 07, 2012
  
Delinquent Property Tax in Philadelphia
Charts
Delinquent Property Tax in Philadelphia

Philadelphia continues to struggle with real estate tax delinquency. Compare its practices to those of other U.S. cities.

Published:June 27, 2013
 
Philadelphia State of the City Quiz
Quiz
Philadelphia State of the City Quiz

How much do you know about The City of Brotherly Love? Test your knowledge of Philadelphia by the numbers with our new 12-question quiz.

Published:May 15, 2013
AVI: The Shift in the Tax Burden
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AVI: The Shift in the Tax Burden

Learn more about the shift in Philadelphia's property tax burden from commercial to residential properties under the city's new plan.

Published:May 13, 2013
 
Philadelphia 2013: The State of the City
Interactive
Philadelphia 2013: The State of the City

Take an interactive look at how Philadelphia - America's fifth-largest city - compares to nine other major U.S. cities.

Published:March 23, 2013
Philadelphia and Other Big Cities Struggle to Find Uses for Closed Schools
Video
Philadelphia and Other Big Cities Struggle to Find Uses for Closed Schools

What happens to the buildings of shuttered schools? Watch the story of two former Philadelphia school buildings.

Published:February 11, 2013
 
Rhode Island's Plan for Evaluating Tax Incentives
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Residential Taxes: A Narrowing Gap Between Philadelphia and its Suburbs

View the interactive map to see how much a hypothetical family pays in property, income and sales taxes in Philadelphia versus the suburbs.

Published:September 19, 2012
Many Major Cities Gain Population Faster Than The Rest Of Their Metro Areas
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Many Major Cities Gain Population Faster Than The Rest Of Their Metro Areas

View the interactive of recent changes in city and metropolitan populations for the biggest city in the nation's 30 largest metro areas.

Published:July 12, 2012
 
The Library in the City: Changing Demands and a Challenging Future
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The Library in the City: Changing Demands and a Challenging Future

Find out the changing demands and future challenges of urban libraries in Philadelphia and other major U.S. cities.

Published:March 07, 2012
Philadelphia's Workforce Development Challenge
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Philadelphia's Workforce Development Challenge

Is your state's workforce development program a success? Compare job placement and retention rates for publicly funded programs nationwide.

Published:January 18, 2012
 
Who Holds Office, How Long They Serve, and How Much It All Costs
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Who Holds Office, How Long They Serve, and How Much It All Costs

Which city council members make the most or have held office the longest? Compare attributes of city council members in 15 localities.

Published:March 07, 2012
  
 
  

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