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THE CHALLENGES WE FACE percent of population e el by zip cod v e l y t r e v o p below the 12%

9%

11%

14%

13%

10%

15%

8%

32% 31%

45%

16%

40% 53%

24%

18%

53% 16%

29%

34%

22%

33%

33%

18%

21%

30%

22%

38%

14%

19%

17%

26%

22%

23%

58% 36%

48%

18%

26%

21% 24%

9%

Concentrated areas in: NORTH PHILADELPHIA WEST PHILADELPHIA

12%

SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA

23%

18%

Poverty and Inequity Philadelphia struggles with continued poverty and inequity, which has serious implications for not only our young people, but also the economic growth in our city overall. c Of the 10 largest US cities, Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty, households with income below half of the poverty line.1 c Philadelphia is one of the most unequal cities in the country, with high levels of disparity in key indicators including income, housing value, and education level.2 1

Bureau of Labor Statistics Urban Institute: http://apps.urban.org/features/ncdb/top-bottom/index.html#12/39.9620/-75.1851

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