US Census Bureau
Overall, the region is doing better than the rest of the country, according to the Census Bureau.
America’s Economy app draws on Commerce Department data to offer a real-time picture of the U.S. economy.
Philadelphia’s population is continuing to grow, according to estimates released on Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The US Census Bureau reports that in 2010, more than 46 million people were living in poverty — an increase of 3 million in just one year, and a 27-year high.
US Census figures released this week showing Philadelphia’s population slightly higher give the city some important bragging rights: we’re number five!