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Philadelphia and Surrounding Counties’ Population Again Inching Upward

Census Bureau demographer Ben Bolender says the city picked up about 4,500 more residents in 2013.

03/27/2014

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Good News For Uninsured Children

“Both the Medicaid and the CHIP programs are working together to reduce the number of uninsured children,” says Joan Alker, Executive Director at the Center for Children and Families.

12/01/2013

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

Philadelphia’s Population Has Increased By .6 Percent Since 2010 Census

That increase equals about 9,040 residents, and the finding comes from the 2012 Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program (PEP).

03/14/2013

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K-12 And College Completion Rates Set Records

Record numbers of young adults are completing high school, going to and completing college, according to new data from the US Census Bureau.

12/12/2012

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Student Turnover

According to the US Census data, 11.5 percent of families with at least one school-aged child moved in 2009 and 2010.

09/20/2011

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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.

03/10/2011