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					Quantitative and Spatial Analysis of
Philadelphia’s Economic Well-being




   Andrea Lavin Ebony Walden Amanda Taylor Dana Chieco
                                                                    Overview

A strong and vibrant Center City, rich history and cultural
       •Intro to Philly PMSA
life, nationally recognized colleges and universities, and an
extraordinary natural environment
             –The PMSA spans 9 counties located in New Jersey   6




             (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem
             Counties) and Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester,
             Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties).

       •Economic Indicators: Income,                                 Poverty, Employment,
       Means of transportation
                  PMSA ECONOMIC TRENDS

       PHILADELPHIA                   OUTLYING SUBURBS
       has the highest share of:      have highest share of:

       •      Total families          •   Middle and upper income
       •      Low-income and poor         families
              families                •   Married couple families
        • Poverty
PHILADELHIA PMSA ECONOMIC TRENDS      •   Employment
        • Unemployment                •   Commuters going to the City
        • Extra-City commute              of Philadelphia
              occurring closest to    •   Individual auto use
              Philadelphia County’s
              borders
        • Public transit use
             Density of PMSA Families
                                           • According to the 2000 Census, the
                                           PMSA has a total population of
                                           5,100,931, including 1,298,391 families.
                                           • This represents an average family size
                                           of 3.9 persons.
                                                                                                                                            Morris                   Hudson
                                                                                                 Warren                                                  Union
                                                                                   Northampton
                                  Schuylkill                                                                                                                       Richmond
                                                                       Lehigh
                                                                                                               Hunterdon         Somerset


                                                                                                                                                     Middlesex

                                                 Berks

                                                                                                   Bucks
                           Lebanon                                                                                            Mercer
                                                                                                                                                            Monmouth

                                                                                   Montgomery




PMSA Total Families                  Lancaster                                                  Philadelphia
                                                             Chester
       0 - 650
                                                                                Delaware                                                                         Ocean
                                                                                                                               Burlington
       650 - 1,500
                                                                                                           Camden
       1,501 - 4,000      York

                                                                                            Gloucester
       4,000 - 10,400
       10,400 - 26,600
                                                              New Castle               Salem
                                                     Cecil
                                 Harford
                                                                                                                                       Atlantic


                                                                                                 Cumberland
                         Baltimore
                                                  Kent                      Kent                                           Cape May
                                PMSA Median Family Income
                                                                                                              Warren                             Morris       Union Hudson
                                                                                                Northampton
                                              Schuylkill                                                                                                             Richmond
                                                                                    Lehigh
                                                                                                                                        Somerset
                                                                                                                       Hunterdon
                                                                                                                                                         Middlesex

                                                              Berks

                                                                                                              Bucks
                                           Lebanon                                                                                   Mercer
                                                                                                                                                               Monmouth

                                                                                             Montgomery




                                                  Lancaster                                                Philadelphia
                                                                          Chester

                                                                                             Delaware                                                            Ocean
                                                                                                                                      Burlington
                                                                                                                      Camden


                                           York
                                                                                                        Gloucester



                                                                           New Castle              Salem
                                                                  Cecil
Median Family Income ($)                     Harford
                                                                                                                                              Atlantic
   Census Tracts 2000
            0 to 15,000                                                                                    Cumberland

            15,000 to 30,000              Baltimore
                                                              Kent                       Kent                                      Cape May


                                    • At the PMSA level, median family income ranges
            30,000 to 40,000

            40,000 to 50,000

            50,000 to 60,000

            60,000 to 80,000
                                    from less than $10,000 per year to greater than
            80,000 to 100,000       $200,000 per year.
            100,000 to 150,000

            150,000 to 200,000
                                    • The median family income is $58,395.
                                                    PMSA Family Income
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Legend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10% and less



                                                 Distribution by Census Tract
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10 to 20%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           20% to 45%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           45% to 70%
                                                                                                                                 Morris                      Hudson
                                                                                     Warren
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Warren                                     Morris                    Hudson                                                                                                          Morris                       Hudson
                                                                      Northampton                                                             Union                                                                                                                                        Union                                                                             Warren                                                   Union
         Schuylkill                                                                                                                                                                                                   Northampton                                                                                                                             Northampton
                                                                                                                                                        Richmond                                                                                                                                    Richmond
                                                      Lehigh                                                                                                 Schuylkill                                                                                                                             Schuylkill                                                                                                                                 Richmond
                                                                                                                     Somerset                                                                           Lehigh
                                                                                                   Hunterdon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lehigh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Somerset                                                                                                               Hunterdon          Somerset
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hunterdon
                                                                                                                                         Middlesex                                                                                                                                     Middlesex
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Middlesex
                            Berks                                                                                                                                             Berks                                                                                                                                 Berks

  Lebanon                                                                             Bucks                                                                                                                                          Bucks
                                                                                                                                                        Lebanon                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bucks
                                                                                                                  Mercer                                                                                                                                         Mercer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lebanon                                                                                                       Mercer
                                                                                                                                                 Monmouth                                                                                                                                   Monmouth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Monmouth
                                                                      Montgomery                                                                                                                                    Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Montgomery




                                                                                    Philadelphia                                                                                                                                  Philadelphia
            Lancaster                                                                                                                                             Lancaster                                                                                                                           Lancaster                                                            Philadelphia
                                            Chester                                                                                                                                           Chester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chester

                                                                  Delaware                                                                           Ocean                                                          Delaware                                                                    Ocean
                                                                                                                   Burlington                                                                                                                                    Burlington                                                                               Delaware                                                                           Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Burlington

                                                                                               Camden                                                                                                                                         Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Camden
 York                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       York
                                                                                                                                                        York
                                                                                 Gloucester                                                                                                                                      Gloucester                                                                                                                            Gloucester




                                                                          Salem                                                                                                                 New Castle                Salem                                                                                                                                   Salem
                                             New Castle                                                                                                                               Cecil                                                                                                                                          New Castle
                                Cecil                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cecil
        Harford                                                                                                                                              Harford
                                                                                                                            Atlantic                                                                                                                                      Atlantic                 Harford                                                                                                         Atlantic


                                                                                     Cumberland                                                                                                                                     Cumberland                                                                                                                               Cumberland
Baltimore                                                                                                                                               Baltimore                                                                                                                           Baltimore
                                                                                                                                                                                Kent                         Kent                                            Cape May                                                Kent

                                                          $10,000 or less                                                                                                                       $10,000 to $29,999                                                                                                                   $30,000 to $49,999
                            Kent                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kent                                                   Cape May
                                                               Kent                                            Cape May




                                                                                      Warren                                       Morris                    Hudson                                                                                                                                                                                                         Warren                                      Morris                  Hudson
                                                                                                                                                Union                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Union
                                                                        Northampton                                                                                                                                               Warren                                      Morris                     Hudson                                                Northampton
                                                                                                                                                         Richmond                                                                                                                           Union
               Schuylkill                                                                                                                                                                                            Northampton                                                                                                                                                                                                              Richmond
                                                        Lehigh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Schuylkill
                                                                                                                                                         Schuylkill                                                                                                                                   Richmond                                Lehigh
                                                                                                                          Somerset                                                                      Lehigh                                                                                                                                                                                               Somerset
                                                                                                     Hunterdon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hunterdon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hunterdon         Somerset
                                                                                                                                            Middlesex                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Middlesex
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Middlesex
                             Berks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Berks
                                                                                                                                                                              Berks
                                                                                         Bucks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bucks
     Lebanon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lebanon
                                                                                                                    Mercer                      Lebanon                                                                             Bucks                                                                                                                                                                 Mercer
                                                                                                                                                 Monmouth                                                                                                       Mercer                             Monmouth                                                                                                                           Monmouth

                                                                       Montgomery                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Montgomery




                                                                                      Philadelphia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Philadelphia
                Lancaster                                                                                                                                  Lancaster                                                              Philadelphia                                                          Lancaster
                                             Chester                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chester
                                                                                                                                                                                              Chester
                                                                      Delaware                                                                        Ocean                                                                                                                                                                                               Delaware                                                                       Ocean
                                                                                                                     Burlington                                                                                  Delaware                                                                          Ocean                                                                                                   Burlington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Burlington

                                                                                                    Camden                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Camden
                                                                                                                                               York
        York                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   York
                                                                                    Gloucester                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gloucester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gloucester




                                               New Castle                    Salem                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Salem
                                                                                                                                                                                               New Castle                Salem                                                                                                        New Castle
                                    Cecil                                                                                                                                         Cecil                                                                                                                                     Cecil
            Harford                                                                                                                                     Harford                                                                                                                                      Harford
                                                                                                                              Atlantic                                                                                                                                    Atlantic                                                                                                                                 Atlantic


                                                                                        Cumberland                                                                                                                                  Cumberland                                                                                                                               Cumberland
     Baltimore                                                                                                                               Baltimore                                                                                                                                        Baltimore
                               Kent

                                                      $50,000 to $99,999                                                                                                                      $100,000 to $149,999                                                                                                                     $150,000 or More
                                                                Kent                                             Cape May                                                      Kent                          Kent                                            Cape May                                                 Kent                             Kent                                            Cape May
Philadelphia Family Income
                                               Legend
                                                      10% and less



Distribution by Census Tract
                                                      10 to 20%
                                                      20% to 45%
                                                      45% to 70%




  $10,000 or less     $10,000 to $29,999    $30,000 to $49,999




$50,000 to $99,999   $100,000 to $149,999   $150,000 or More
                                                         Poverty Analysis
                                                   •The Census Bureau uses a set of income
                                                   thresholds that vary by family size and
                                                   composition to determine who is poor
                                                   •8% of PMSA families living in poverty
                                                   •Central Philadelphia and northwestern Camden
                                                   have areas of highly concentrated poverty
                                                   •Philadelphia and Camden have family poverty
                                                   rates in excess of 25%

                                                                 Chart 1: Percent of Census Tracts w ith > 25% of
                                                                         Fam ily Households in Poverty by

•A majority of suburban census tracts have fewer                                                         13%
than 5% of impoverished families.                                                                                   0%
                                                                                                    0%
                                                                                                                         1%
•Pockets of poverty in Burlington, Chester &                                                                              1%

Salem Counties                                                                                                      6%
                                                                                                                            0%


                                                                                                                    1%
                                                              78%



                                                         Philadelphia   Burlington    Camden       Gloucester       Salem
                                                         Bucks          Chester       Delaw are    Montgomery
         Poverty Analysis by Household Type

•18% of the PMSA’s impoverished
families classified as married
couples with children under 18
•53% of impoverished families
classified as female heads of
household with children under 18.
•Philadelphia and Camden census
tracts have a higher percentage of
female heads of households in
poverty
                  Comparing Poverty in the PMSA
     Philadelphia, Camden & Delaware have a             Philadelphia and Camden also have more
significant number of tracts with more than 3x their   than 3 times (with some tracks with greater
                  share of Poverty                     than 7x, compared to the PMSA) their share
                                                         of female-headed family households in
 Philadelphia (79%), Camden(12%) Delaware(6%)
                                                                         poverty.
                                                                                                                                                                                Percent of Married Couple

                     Distribution of                                                                                                                       Schuylkill
                                                                                                                                                                                Families in PMSA

                                                                                                                                                                                           Lehigh
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Northampton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Warren                           Morris Union


                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hunterdon



                      Family Type
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Somerset


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Middlesex
                                                                                                                                                                        Berks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bucks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mercer


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Monmouth

     Married Couple Families                                                                73.3%                                                                                                   Montgomery




                                                                                                                                                           Lancaster                                                                                          Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Philadelphia

     Other Families                                                                         26.7%                                     Census Tracts
                                                                                                                                                                                 Chester

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Delaware
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Burlington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Camden
                                                                                                                                           Less than 25%


                Female Householder                                                          20.7%                                          25 - 50%

                                                                                                                                           50 - 75%
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gloucester


                                                                                                                                           75 - 90%
                                                                                                                                                                                  New Castle              Salem


                Male Householder                                                            6.0%                                           More than 90%
                                                                                                                                                                         Cecil
                                                                                                                                                           Reference Features
                                                                                                                                                           Harford
                                                                                                                                                                     Delaware River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Atlantic


                                                                                                                                                                     Counties

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ë
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cumberland
                                                                                                                                                                     Interstates
                                                                                                                                                                      Kent                      Kent                                  Cape May
                                                                                                                                                                     PMSA Boundary



                                              Percent of Other Families
                                              in PMSA
                         Schuylkill
                                                                     Northampton
                                                                                   Warren                           Morris Union
                                                                                                                                            •Only 21.7% of married couple
                                                         Lehigh
                                                                                            Hunterdon
                                                                                                           Somerset


                                                                                                                          Middlesex
                                                                                                                                            families reflect stereotype of the
                                      Berks

                                                                                   Bucks
                                                                                                        Mercer
                                                                                                                                            husband as sole breadwinner
                                                                                                                                            •53% of married couple families have
                                                                                                                          Monmouth
                                                                  Montgomery




                         Lancaster

                                               Chester
                                                                                Philadelphia
                                                                                                                            Ocean
                                                                                                                                            two wage earners
                                                                  Delaware
Census Tracts                                                                                            Burlington



                                                                                                                                            •Less than 1% unemployment for two
                                                                                           Camden
     Less than 25%

     25 - 50%
                                                                             Gloucester
     50 - 75%

     75 - 90%

     More than 90%
                                                New Castle              Salem
                                                                                                                                            worker families
                                       Cecil
                         Reference Features                                                                    Atlantic
                         Harford
                                   Delaware River
                                   Counties                                                                                                 •Highest rate of unemployment for
                                                                                                                      Ë
                                                                                 Cumberland
                                   Interstates
                                    Kent                      Kent                                  Cape May
                                   PMSA Boundary
                                                                                                                                            female headed households
                          Unemployment Trends
                                                                 Percent of Total
                                                                 Unemployment in PMSA
•Lowest rates of family
                                                                                                                                            Morris Union
unemployment found                               Schuylkill
                                                                                             Northampton
                                                                                                           Warren

                                                                                 Lehigh

in suburbs                                                                                                          Hunterdon
                                                                                                                                   Somerset


                                                                                                                                                  Middlesex

•Highest rates of                                             Berks

                                                                                                           Bucks
                                                                                                                                Mercer
family unemployment                                                                                                                               Monmouth
                                                                                          Montgomery
in Philadelphia and
Camden Counties                                  Lancaster
                                                                                                        Philadelphia
                                                                                                                                                    Ocean
                                                                       Chester


•High unemployment          Census Tracts
                                                                                          Delaware
                                                                                                                                 Burlington
                                                                                                                   Camden
corresponds with other           Less than 1%

                                 1 - 5%
                                                                                                     Gloucester
families                         5 - 10%

                                 10 - 15%
                                                                        New Castle              Salem

•Some pockets of high
                                 More than 15%
                                                               Cecil
                                                 Reference Features                                                                    Atlantic
                                                 Harford
                                                           Delaware River
unemployment                                               Counties

                                                                                                                                              Ë
                                                                                                         Cumberland
                                                           Interstates
throughout the PMSA                                         Kent
                                                           PMSA Boundary
                                                                                      Kent                                  Cape May
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PMSA Media
                                                                                                         Percent of Married Couple
                                                                                                         Families: Two Wage Earners                                                                                                      PMSA Percent of Family
                                                                                           Schuylkill                                                               Warren                                     Morris Union             Households Below Poverty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Schuylkill
                                                                                                                                               Northampton
                                                                                                                                 Lehigh
                                                                                                                                                                                Hunterdon
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Somerset
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Schuylkill                                                                                                                                                  Unio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Northampton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lehigh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Middlesex
                                                                                                          Berks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Somerset
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hunterdon                             Berks
                                                                                                                                                                   Bucks
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mercer                                  Berks                                                                                                                               Middles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bucks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Monmouth                                                                                                                                Mercer
                                                                                                                                            Montgomery


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Monmou
                                                                                           Lancaster                                                                                                                     Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                Philadelphia
                                                                                                                    Chester                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lancaster                       Oce
                                                                                                                                                            Fam y
                                                                                                                              P M S A P e r c e n t o f Burlington i l Lancaster
                                                                                                                                   Delaware                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Che
             Census Tracts                                                                                                                                                        d i a n F a m l y Philadelphia
                                                                                                                                                                                                            I ($)
                                                                                                                             H o u s e h o l d s Camden o w P o vP M tS A M eChester Household iIncomen c o m e
TwoPwaget earner lfamilies
    ercen of Tota
                           Less than 15%
                                                                                                                            Families below poverty
                                                                                                                                                 Bel               er y          Median                                                         Median family Income
                 Unemployment in PMSA                                                                                                                                                 Census TractsDelaware                                                                                                                                                   Burlington
                           15 - 30%
                                                                                                                                   Census Tracts                                                    2000

                                                                                                                                                            Gloucester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              0 to 15,000                                          Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Union                                                                                                                        Morris
Schuylkill                                                 Warren                                Morris Union       Schuylkill                                           %
                                                                                                                                                           Less Than 10P M                                                  l y to 30,000 Warren                                                                                                                        Union
                           30 - 50%          Northampton                                                                                          Lehigh
                                                                                                                                                             Northampton
                                                                                                                                                                                                        nt
                                                                                                                                                                                  P M S A P e r c e Schuylkillo f F a m i15,000 Northampton
                           50   -Lehigh
                                  65%                                                                                                                                                                                 Lehigh
                                                                    Hunterdon
                                                                                         Somerset                      New Castle                    Salem
                                                                                                                                                           10 - 15 %             H o u s e h o l d s B e l o w P o v e r t y 40,000 Gloucester
                                                                                                                                                                                     Hunterdon
                                                                                                                                                                                               Somerset                   30,000 to              Hunterdon                                                                                       Somerset
                           More than 65%                                                           of
                                                                               P e r c e n t Cecil T o t a l      15 - 25 %                                                                                                                                                   40,000 to 50,000
                                                                                    Reference Features
                                                                                            Middlesex                                                                                                                  Middlesex                                                                                                                                Middlesex
               Berks                                                           U n e m p l o y m e n tBerksn P M SGerater Than 25 %
                                                                                    Harford               i        A                                                                                      Atlantic                  Castle 50,000 to 60,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    New
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Berks                                                                                                                                    N
                                                                                                      Delaware River                                                          Bucks
                                                                                                                                                                       Schuylkill                                  Reference Features
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Northampton                    P MUnionSaleme d i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SA M                                                                  an Family Income
                                                           Bucks                                                                                                                                         Mercer
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lehigh                Cecil            60,000 to 80,000 Bucks                                                                                                            Cecil
                                                                                      Mercer          Counties                                               Morris Union                                                                                                                                                                  Mercer


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ë
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Delaware River


                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ë
                                                              Schuylkill                                                 Warren                                Cumberland                                                                                                                                                                                           Atlantic
                                                                                                          Northampton                                                                                                                                                     Somerset to 100,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            80,000                                                   Harford
                                                                                                      Interstates                                                                                                              Counties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hunterdon
                                                                                                     Monmouth
                                                                                                Lehigh Kent                                                 Montgomery                                                                                                                                                                     Monmouth
                                          Montgomery                                                                                   Kent
                                                                                                                                   Hunterdon                                                 Cape May                 Monmouth Interstates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Harford                                                     Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              100,000 to 150,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reference Features Warren
                                                                                                      PMSA Boundary                                  Somerset                                                                                                                                       Schuylkill   Cumberland                   Northampton
                                                                                                                                                                                   Berks                                                PMSA Boundary                             Middlesex                                    Delaware River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kent                             150,000 to 200,000                               Lehigh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hunterdon      Some
                                                                                                                                                                   Middlesex                                                                                                                                                   Counties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bucks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ocean
Lancaster                                                                   Berks                                                                                                                                                                                 Mercer                                                       Interstates                                Kent
                                                                                                        Ocean       Lancaster                                                                                                       Lancaster
                                                        Philadelphia                                                                                                          Philadelphia                                                                                                                  Philadelphia                                              Ocean
                        Chester                                                                                         Bucks           Chester                                                                                                            Chester                                               Berks         PMSA Boundary
                                                                                                                                                  Mercer                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bucks
                                          Delaware                                                                                                                                         Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                 Median Household Income ($)                                                                                                                                                                                      Mercer
                                                                 Burlington                                                                                 Delaware                                        Burlington                                                             Delaware
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Monmouth
                                                     Census Tracts
                                                         Camden                                         Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                   Monmouth
                                                                                                                                                                        Census Tracts 2000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Burlington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Camden           Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                                         Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                    0 to 15,000
                                                                Less Than 10 %                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                    15,000 to 30,000
                                                     Gloucester                                                                                                        Lancaster                                                                                                                         Gloucester
                                                                10 - 15 %
                                                               Lancaster
                                                                                                                                                                                 30,000 to 40,000
                                                                                                                                                                          Gloucester Chester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Philadelphia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lancaster
                                                                                                                                                                      Ocean                                                                                                                                                                              Philadelphia
                                                                                                                      Philadelphia                                                  40,000 to 50,000                                                                                                                     Chester

                         New Castle
                                                                15 - 25 %             Chester
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Delaware               Median Household Income ($)                                                                          Delaware
                                                Salem                                                                                                                                                                                                NewBurlington
                                                                                                        Census TractsNew Castle
                                                                                                        Delaware
                                                                                                                                                                                    50,000 to 60,000                                                      Castle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Census Tracts 2000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Salem                                                                          Burlingt
         Cecil
Census Tracts                                                   Gerater Than 25 %                                   Reference Features             Burlington         Salem         60,000 to 80,000                                             Cecil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Camden
Reference Features                                                                         Atlantic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  0 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Camden 15,000
Harford                                                                                                                   Cecil
                                                                                                                    Less Than 10 %
                                                                                                                            Camden                                                  80,000 to 100,000                       Harford                 15,000 to 30,000                                                                                 Atlantic


                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ë
          Delaware River                                                                                                 Delaware River                                                                      Atlantic
           Less than 1%                                                                                                                                                                                    Reference Features                       30,000 to 40,000                                                                                  Gloucester
                                                                                                                             Counties                                               100,000 to 150,000
          Counties
             1 - 5%
          Interstates
           Kent10%
            5-
          PMSA Boundary
                                      Kent
                                                         Cumberland

                                                                               Cape May           Ë
                                                                                                                    10 - 15 %
                                                                                                                    Harford Interstates
                                                                                                                     Gloucester
                                                                                                                    15 - 25 % Boundary
                                                                                                                          PMSA Kent
                                                                                                                                                                                  150,000
                                                                                                                                                                               Cumberland to 200,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Delaware River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Counties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Interstates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gloucester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    40,000 to 50,000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    50,000 to 60,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kent to 80,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    60,000                       Kent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cumberland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cecil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          New Castle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Cape May
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             10 - 15%                                                                                                                                                                                             PMSA Boundary                     80,000 to 100,000                        Harford                                                                                       At
                                                                                                                                                                                             New Castle
                                                                                        New Castle                  Gerater
                                                                                                                Salem            Than 25 %                             Reference Features                              Salem                        100,000 to 150,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Reference Features
             More than 15%                                                                                                                                                       Cecil                                                                                             Delaware River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cumberland
                                                                             Cecil                                                                                                                                                                  150,000 to 200,000



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                                                                                                                                                                                 Delaware River                                                                          AtlanticCounties
                                                              Reference Features                                                                        Atlantic                                                                                                                                                 Kent
                                                              Harford                                                                                                            Counties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Interstates                                         Kent                                     Cape May
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PMSA Boundary
                                                                        Delaware River
                                                                                                                                                                       Harford Interstates                                         Cumberland
                                                                        Counties                                        Cumberland
                                                                                                                                                                                 PMSA Boundary
                                                                                                                                                                                      Kent
                                                                        Interstates
Transportation Trends
Comparing Means of
  Transportation
                  Areas of Concern


•Camden has high rates of poverty and unemployment
•Pockets of poverty within outer suburban areas
•High degree of income disparity between urban and
suburban areas
•Islands of prosperity within Philadelphia County
         Policy Implications
• A Regional Approach
• Federal, State & Local Interventions
• Programs in “at-risk” communities to
  ameliorate economic decline
• Social Support Structures

				
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