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 2020: State of the City

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Philadelphia 2020: State of the City

At the start of 2020, Philadelphia continued to be largely a tale of success, expanding upon years of economic progress and demographic change.

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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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