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Is Conshohocken Really “Younger, Wealthier, Whiter”?

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Conshohocken municipal building via More Than the Curve

This morning’s Philadelphia Inquirer features about the transformation of Conshohocken, which–as one reader said this morning–was considered a “ghetto” when she was growing up 30 years ago in Lafayette Hill. The borough has become–according both to the Inquirer and the April issue of Philadelphia Magazine–one of the Philadelphia area’s hottest neighborhoods. The Inky puts it in terms of demographics “Over the last decade, Conshohocken’s population has grown younger, wealthier and whiter, according to U.S. Census data.”

Well, not quite.

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