The indispensable PEW Charitable Trusts have released a big report on the decline of the middle class in Philadelphia. Here are five charts to help you make sense of the findings.
The Harrowing Reminder of the Post-Industrial Decline and Subsequent Financialization of the US Economy
The Big Picture
All that said, Pew notes that these decades-long trend lines are actually beginning to stabilize. So there's your silver lining.