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What Two Centuries of Census Records Taught Us About Philadelphia

More than two centuries after Congress (meeting right here in Philly) first decreed it, the census takers will be out again this year. The results […]

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United Way Aims to Boost Philly’s Census Efforts With $1 Million Fundraising Challenge

Amid efforts to ensure an accurate count of Philadelphia’s population in the 2020 Census, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey on […]

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Pennsylvania Joins Lawsuit Over Census Citizenship Question

Pennsylvania has joined 17 states in a lawsuit filed in response to the Trump administration’s attempt to obtain citizenship information as part of the 2020 […]

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Philly’s Population Continues to Rise (Ever So Slightly)

Philadelphia’s population has increased for the 11th straight year, but it doesn’t look like we’ll be getting a rematch with Phoenix for a place among […]

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Philly Drops From Top 5 U.S. Cities

Philly’s population increased for the tenth consecutive year, but surging Phoenix somehow managed to overtake us as our country’s fifth-largest city, statistics released by the […]


Philly Behind Major Metro Regions in Startup Creation, Among Other Things

A new survey of the country’s entrepreneurs puts the Philadelphia metro region behind on a number of key economic growth indicators. Philadelphia trails the nation’s other […]