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Philadelphia third worst U.S. city for income inequality

Posted on October 30, 2018

Philadelphia ranked third worst U.S. city for income inequality in recent report

Philadelphia was ranked the third worst city for income inequality in the United States this year, according to a recent Bloomberg analysis.

Philadelphia jumped 17 spots to third place this year, the sharpest climb among the top ten worst cities for income inequality. Atlanta took the top spot, while New Orleans came in second.

The Bloomberg analysis ranked U.S. cities with populations of at least 250,000 based on their Gini coefficient, a U.S. Census Bureau ratio that measures the distribution of household incomes.

Read more: https://www.thedp.com/article/2018/10/philadelphia-income-inequality-poverty-upenn-penn-bloomberg

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