The Philadelphia research and policy initiative's annual “State of the City” report highlights the essential facts about Philadelphia’s residents and neighborhoods, along with indicators of the city’s condition. From demographic trends, income, housing, and the economy to public safety, arts and culture, education, and government, the “State of the City” is a data dashboard for all who care about Philadelphia’s future.

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Philadelphia 2019: The State of the City

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Like many cities, Philadelphia has some neighborhoods that are thriving and others that are faltering. But it has more of the former than it did a decade ago. Even so, the numbers at the heart of this year’s “State of the City” report show the contrasts between the city’s neighborhoods to be as dramatic as ever.

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10 Trends That Have Changed Philadelphia in 10 Years

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To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the State of the City report, we’re painting a portrait of Philadelphia through 10 compelling data points that spotlight some of the city’s transformative trends over the past 10 years.

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The State of 10 Cities

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The State of 10 Cities, an interactive resource from The Pew Charitable Trusts, allows you to analyze data from 10 U.S. cities on key economic, social, and demographic indicators over the past decade.

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