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LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES Figures 1.1 The region: Philadelphia and eight surrounding counties 16 1.2 Community types in the metropolitan Philadelphia area 20 1.3 Communities with substantial African American populations, 2000 30 2.1 Percentage of workers with a Philadelphia workplace, 2000 43 2.2 Distribution of private sector jobs across zip codes, 2003–2004 44 2.3 Advanced technology services jobs, 2003–2004 47 2.4 Business services jobs, 2003–2004 48 2.5 Finance, insurance, and real estate jobs, 2003–2004 48 2.6 Manufacturing jobs, 2003–2004 49 2.7 Retail jobs, 2003–2004 50 2.8 Consumer services jobs, 2003–2004 50 2.9 Tourism jobs, 2003–2004 51 2.10 Workers commuting at least one hour to work, 2000 52 2.11 Locations of best-paying and worst-paying jobs, 2003–2004 55 2.12 Percentage of males aged 25–54 unemployed or not in labor force, 1990 and 2000 57 3.1 Housing permits (by community type), 1980–2004 78 3.2 Vacant properties, 2000 83 3.3 Median owner-occupied home value, 2000 89 3.4 Income needed to buy median-priced house, 2000–2004 91 3.5 Mortgage denial rates by race, 2000–2004 92 4.1 Districts with SAT scores above national average, 2002–2004 113 4.2 Districts with high failure rates on reading tests, 2000–2002 114 4.3 Charter schools versus “would be attending” schools, 2004 124 4.4 School spending per student, 2003–2004 130 5.1 Taxes paid by hypothetical household if they do not work in Philadelphia, 2002–2004 150 5.2 Taxes paid by hypothetical household if they work in Philadelphia, 2002–2004 151 Tables 1.1 County and Regional Population Change, 1940–2000 17 1.2 Migration by Residents of the Region, 2000 17 1.3 Variation in Migration within the Region, 2000 17 1.4 Household Income and Housing Value Changes by Community Type, 1970–2000 25 1.5 Percentage of Households with Incomes over $75,000 29 1.6 Residential Density Scores, from Most to Least Sprawling 33 1.7 Percentage of Region’s Jobs Located over Five Miles from CBD, 2000 34 1.8 Central City Income as a Percentage of Suburban Income, 1980–2000 34 1.9 African American and White Dissimilarity Index (D), 1990 and 2000 34 1.10 Percentage of the Poor Who Live in High-Poverty Census Tracts, 1990 and 2000 35 2.1 Private Sector Employment by Industry, United States and Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 2004 37 2.2 Private Sector Employment by Industry, Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 1994 and 2004 39 2.3 Percentage of Car Owners and Nonowners Falling into the Region’s Lowest Income Quintile, 2000 53 2.4 Percentage with Less than a High School Education and Median Earnings by Industry, Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 2000 56 2.5 Earnings Inequality by Employment Trend and Industry, Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 1994–2004 59 viii L I S T O F F I G U R E S A N D T A B L E S 3.1 Northeast Region Percentage Change in Metropolitan Area Housing Prices, 1990–2004 76 3.2 Housing Variety by County, 2000 79 3.3 Median Housing Value by Community Type 80 3.4 Median Annual Number of Home Improvement Loans, 2000–2004 81 3.5 Median, Minimum, and Maximum Mortgage Amounts, 2001–2004 81 3.6 Rent Levels and Affordability, 2000 82 3.7 Building Permits per 1,000 Housing Units, 2000–2004 88 3.8 Distribution of Subprime Mortgages, 2002–2004 94 3.9 Key Foreclosure Indices by County, 2000–2004 94 4.1 Average Combined SAT Score (Verbal and Math) Reported by High- and Low-Scoring High Schools within Each County, 2004 112 4.2 Number of Districts with SAT Scores in the 80th and 90th Percentiles by Education and Household Income, Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 2002 115 4.3 Effect on SAT Score of a One-Unit Change of Variable, Controlling for the Other Variables 116 4.4 Housing and Educational Characteristics of Highest and Lowest Twenty Ranked (by Average Mortgage Amount) Communities, 2000–2004 119 4.5 Educational, Housing, and Mobility Characteristics of Highest- and Lowest-Ranked School Districts (Average SAT Scores, 2001–2004) 120 4.6 Percentage of School-Age Students Attending Private Schools in Selected Metropolitan Areas, 2000 126 4.7 Student Enrollment by Urban Archdiocese, 1994–1995 and 2004–2005 127 4.8 Percentage of Households Not Sending Children...

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ISBN
9781592138982
Related ISBN
9781592138975
MARC Record
OCLC
302407067
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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