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FIGURE 16: CHANGE IN JOBS AND POPULATION, 1990 TO 2014 CHANGE IN JOBS

CHANGE IN POPULATION

150,000

100,000

50,000

0

-50,000

-100,000 PHILADELPHIA

SALEM

CAMDEN

DELAWARE

CECIL

BURLINGTON

GLOUCESTER

BUCKS

NEW CASTLE

CHESTER

MONTGOMERY

Source: U.S Census, Annual Population Estimates for 1990 and 2014; BEA CA25 – All Wage and Salary Jobs

IMMIGRATION AND LOCAL BIRTHS ARE THE LARGEST FACTORS ACCOUNTING FOR CITYWIDE POPULATION GROWTH. BACK-TO-THECITY TRENDS PREVAIL PRIMARILY IN CENTER CITY AND UNIVERSITY CITY.

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FIGURE 17: COMPONENTS OF POPULATION CHANGE IN PHILADELPHIA, 2010 TO 2014 POPULATION CHANGE

2010 TO 2014

NET NATURAL INCREASE Births

98,698

Deaths

-61,716

Subtotal

36,982

MIGRATION Net International Net Domestic Subtotal TOTAL POPULATION CHANGE

34,546 -35,777 -1,231 34,291 Source: US Census Bureau, Annual Population Estimates

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