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Families Departing Philadelphia for the Suburbs

That headlining claim is found in a recent research study from Pew Charitable Trust's Philadelphia Research Initiative—more demographic goodies are included.
July 16, 2016, 9am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Laura Benshoff reports: "A new study from Pew Charitable Trust's Philadelphia Research Initiative shows that families are leaving Philadelphia for surrounding counties at a much higher rate than than [sic] they move into the city."

The report, "A Portrait of Philadelphia Migration," presents both intuitive and more complex findings about demographic changes in Philadelphia. Among the latter: "in spite of attention given to college-age or young professionals flowing into the city, year over year there is a net decrease in the number of people born in the U.S. living in Philadelphia."

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Published on Friday, July 15, 2016 in NewsWorks
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