Deep Poverty describes a family of three with an income of less than $10,000 annually.

About 60,000 children live in deep poverty in Philadelphia

In 2014, Philadelphia had a deep poverty rate of

or

Percentage of people living in poverty in Philadelphia in 2014

14.1%

Above Poverty Line

73.7%

12.2%

185,000 People

12.2%

Poverty

Deep Poverty

One in Four people in Philadelphia

live in Poverty

The Adopted 2015 Budget provides

$1M

to the Office of Supportive Housing

to compensate for federal sequestration cuts

 

A Brief History of the decline

of Industry in Philadelphia

Created by Temple University's Photography Seminar class of 2015