Wednesday, September 29, 2010

"Census figures in region show poor getting poorer" - Includes Quote From PathWays PA

"Census figures in region show poor getting poorer"
By Alfred Lubrano and Dylan Purcell
Inquirer Staff Writers
The poor got poorer and the well-off didn't get any better in the Philadelphia region in 2009, according to U.S. census figures released Tuesday.

Philadelphia retained its unwanted position as the poorest among the country's 10 largest cities, with a poverty rate of 25 percent. Making a bad situation worse, the number of children in poverty under age 18 in the city fell to one in three.
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