- Aaron Moselle WHYY December 19, 2018
More than one quarter of Philadelphia residents — roughly 400,000 people — live below the poverty line. As of January, 1,083 people live on the streets, according to city data.
Compare that to Los Angeles — a city almost three times the size of Philadelphia — which has a poverty rate of 18.6 percent and a homeless population of 22,887.
Read the story here. It's an interesting one.