Study shows Philadelphia has most rapid growth in income segregation

    A long-term study of more than 100 major metropolitan areas in the United States offers further evidence of a shrinking middle class in America, and Philadelphia achieves a dubious distinction along the way.

    It’s the city with the most rapid growth in income segregation—where rich and poor increasingly live in different areas. 

    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller spoke with one of the authors of the study: Stanford University Education and Sociology Professor Sean Reardon.

    Read the study: “Growth in the Residential Segregation of Families by Income, 1970-2009

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