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City of Philadelphia


CityStats contains socio-economic and business trends data frequently requested of the City Planning Commission. Subjects include population, employment, income, retail sales, housing and office market activity, and an inventory of major development projects. Some tables compare City statistics with data for the Philadelphia PMSA. The following tables are included in CityStats
  • Population Trends for City and Region (MSA), 1990-2000
  • Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment Rate, 1993-2003
  • Establishment Employment by Economic Sector, 1993-2003
  • Selected Income Data and Consumer Price Index, 1993-2003
  • Retail Sales, 1993-2003
  • Major Employers, 2004
  • Housing Stock Characteristics, 2000
  • Population by Race for PAS (1980, 1990, and 2000)
  • Median Single-Family Home Sales Prices by Neighborhood, 1997-2002
  • Office Leasing Activity, 1989-2004
  • Comparison of CBD Office Rents and Vacancy Rates for Selected Cities, 2004
  • Major Development Projects Completed, 2000-2004
  • Major Projects Under Construction, 2004
  • Major Proposed Construction Projects, 2004


Printed copies of CityStats may also be obtained by telephone, postal mail, or e-mail request.