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Study: Recessions May Mean Fewer Babies Born

When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?


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Survey: Many Moving To Philadelphia — And Staying

According to the country’s largest moving company, Philly was 12th on the list of cities with the most inbound moves and saw 26% more people moving into the city than out of it during the summer months.


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U.S. Census Bureau Makes Predictions For 2014

According to the Bureau, the population of the United States is expected to be 317,297,938 on Jan. 1, 2014, up 0.7 percent from New Year’s Day 2013.


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Philadelphia Remains 5th Largest City In Country

For a third straight year, the Census Bureau finds Philadelphia’s population is on the upswing.


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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.


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New Census Numbers Show Philadelphia’s Population Is Growing

Philadelphia’s population is continuing to grow, according to estimates released on Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Due to Census Data, Philadelphia City Council Will Spend The Summer Redistricting

Philadelphia City Council members will be breaking a sweat this summer, even though they’re on recess until September. It’s because city lawyers told them late this week that they must redistrict pronto, to reflect shifts in population.



Pennsylvania State Grows Older While Philadelphia Gets Younger

For years, Philadelphia suffered from a brain drain. Young adults would get their college education in the city, then catch the first train out of town. But the trend is now reversing.


Stigall Show Log 4.26.11

Chris examines President Obama’s 2012 election campaign and questions the clarity of his foreign policy agenda. He talks to Fox News Contributor Lis Wiehl about her new book, the NFL lockout and Piers Morgans non-existent ratings. Also, he talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and, for the first time, Mayor Michael Nutter.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/26/2011

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Census Shows Philadelphia And Pennsylvania Growing, But Slower Than Other Areas

Pennsylvania’s population is now 12.7 million — up 3.4 percent in the last decade. Philadelphia’s population actually rose a little, reversing a 50-year trend.