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Equity Counts Data Center

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Wealth Creation

Wealth Creation

Racism and other patterns of discrimination have long constrained opportunity for some and privileged others. The Data Center's indicators of economic status and mobility include income figures, vulnerability indices, and unemployment, housing, and poverty rates.

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Wealth Creation Indicators

What are these sections about?

Many of the most entrenched and pernicious biases and discriminatory practices in the U.S. have resulted in disparities across an array of measures of wealth. Though economic inequities develop for complex and varied reasons, understanding unequal outcomes across employment, income, housing, and other indicators of wealth is critical to uncovering historical and systemic constraints to opportunity.

Employment

Zip Code 19717


Unemployment Rate

About this Zip Code

The unemployment rate percent in Zip Code 19717 is 7.0%, which is higher than the state percent of 5.8%.

About this indicator

The unemployment rate is defined as the total number of unemployed individuals divided by the total number of individuals in the labor force

Unemployment Rate
Unemployment Rate by Ethnicity
Unemployment Rate by Race
Unemployment Rate by Sex
Unemployment Rate by Age

Percent families with at least one employed parent

Income and Poverty

Zip Code 19717


Child Poverty Rate


Family Poverty Rate


Median Family Income


Median Household Income

Housing

Zip Code 19717


Rent Burden

About this Zip Code

The rent burden percent in Zip Code 19717 is 100.0%, which is higher than the state percent of 47.5%.

About this indicator

The proportion of households that spend 30% of their total income on rent; this value is pulled directly from available census data

Rent Burden

Percent Renters


Percent Households with a Broadband Subscription

Benefits

Zip Code 19717


Percent Households receiving SNAP Benefits

Deprivation

Zip Code 19717


State Area Deprivation Index

State Area Deprivation Index
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