The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Despite high poverty, why fewer people live on Philly’s streets than in other big cities
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.
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Coalition for Low Income Pennsylvanians
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