(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Counting Philadelphia’s Homeless

The Point in Time – or PIT count – is a census of all unsheltered men and women in the city on one night in January.


(File photo.  Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Pa. Poverty Rate Inches Up

Poverty in Pennsylvania has risen slightly, but remains below the national average.


(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Philadelphia Leads Pack For Population Growth Out Of Pa. Cities

Philadelphia had the strongest growth in Pennsylvania, at 1.4 percent, or just over 21,600.


Philadelphia Skyline

Asian Population In Philadelphia Growing Exponentially, Census Says

New analysis of census figures shows that the percentage of Asians in Philadelphia’s immigrant community has increased seven-fold over the last 40 years.



Data Shows New Jersey Has Lowest Percentage Of Divorced Residents In The Nation

Want to know the secret to staying married? You might want to ask someone from New Jersey.


On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Census: Philadelphia’s White Population Up Slightly, African American Numbers Down Slightly

New information from the U.S. Census indicates that the number of whites increased slightly in Philadelphia, while the number of blacks went down slightly.


On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Census Shows More People Unmarried But Living Together

More of us are not getting married but live together instead, and a local psychologist sheds some light on why that might be so.


(credit: Phran Novelli)

Website Invites Philadelphians To Help Catalogue Trees In The Region

A tree census is underway in the Philadelphia area and for many of us, it’s do it yourself. The goal is to expand our understanding of the benefits of trees in health, energy and quality of life.



Philadelphia’s Population Rises In Latest Census

New census figures released today show that Philadelphia has apparently reversed more than five decades of population decline.


The population in Pennsylvania has not grown as rapidly as states such as Texas

Pa. Could Lose Seats In Congress After Census Results

A census report due out today will likely weaken Pennsylvania’s congressional clout and perhaps make it more difficult for Democrats to be elected.