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Report: Philly’s Immigrant Population Has Boomed Since 2000

According to a new study conducted by Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts, the city’s foreign-born population has experienced a boom since 2000, contributing to sustained population […]

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Pew Report: Philly Remains the Poorest of America’s 10 Largest Cities

Although job numbers are up and population continues to rise, Philadelphia has maintained its unenviable position as the poorest of American’s biggest cities, according to […]

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Philly’s Poverty Rate Is the Highest Among U.S. Big Cities

Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative released the findings of a new report on Wednesday that examined, in detail, our city’s poor. At 25.7 percent, […]

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White People Own Nearly 4 Out of 5 Businesses in Philadelphia

Pew Charitable Trusts released its annual “State of the City” report this month, which gives us a snapshot of Philadelphia’s progress in categories like the […]