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Nonprofit Arts and Cultural ResourcesSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010-12Block Group Level, Point-LevelMap shows total number of nonprofit organizations and unincorporated groups providing arts and cultural programs located within the area as of 2010-12. Data is filterable by Nonprofit Type, which includes IRS Nonprofit Arts Organization, Arts Program in Non-Arts Nonprofits, College or University Program, and Emerging Nonprofit Arts Organization (programs or groups conducting arts programming but lacking formal IRS recognition). Additional filters include Program Type, which includes Performing or Artist-Based Group (including artist groups, collectives, guilds, and professional societies or unions), Cultural Resource/Arts Service Org (arts service organizations including programs connecting artists with audiences and/or communities), Community Arts Center/Participatory Group (includes fairs or festivals), Cultural Facility (facility-based organizations of all disciplines), Cultural Steward or Affiliation Group (advocates, funding agents, or “friends of” groups), Library/Archive/Historic Society (collections-based organizations and historical societies), Arts School/Training Program, Ethnic Cultural and Arts Org (organizations focused on ethnic cultural identity and expression as well as contemporary arts and artists), and Media/Media Arts Org (including film, video, publication, radio, TV, new media, and technology). Data drawn from the IRS Master File of tax-exempt 501c3 organizations include cultural nonprofits, non-arts nonprofits with embedded arts/cultural programs, and college-based programs. IRS data are supplemented with local sources, including Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Pennsylvania Cultural Data Project, InfoUSA, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Philadelphia Activity Fund, Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, PhiladelphiaDANCE.org, Dance/USA Philadelphia, and the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
Commercial Cultural FirmsInfoUSA, Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010-12Block Group Level, Point-LevelMap shows total number of commercial cultural firms, based on data drawn from the InfoUSA business database, located within the area as of 2010-12. For-profit cultural enterprises were identified using industry codes including: advertising, applied design, architecture, broadcasting and media, decorative arts and crafts, film and video, music production, performing arts, publishing, visual arts, and other independent artists. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
Public ArtThe Association for Public Art and the City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy2012Point-LevelThis data is the location of public art, both outdoor and indoor. The list was compiled by the Association for Public Art and the City of Philadelphia Office of Arts and Culture. The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy also cleaned and expanded upon the list prior to its inclusion in CultureBlocks. For more information: Association for Public Art (link), City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy's Public Art Program (link)
Art GalleriesInLiquid and the City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy2012Point-LevelThis data is a list of art galleries in the city of Philadelphia. InLiquid provided the initial data which the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy cleaned, expanded upon, and added web addresses for the various galleries. For more information: InLiquid (link)
MuralsCity of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program2012Point-LevelThis list was provided to the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. While not exhaustive, it is the best and most complete resource available collecting location-based data on murals in the city of Philadelphia. The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy engaged in some cleaning of the data. The data includes the title of the mural, the artist(s), and the year of completion depending on availability. For more information: Mural Arts Program (link)
Cultural Events (Permits)City of Philadelphia Managing Director's Office and Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy2011Block Group LevelThis data set consists of Street Activity Permits issued by the Office of Special Events and Office of the Managing Director. The data is presented by block closed to traffic and date. The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy cleaned the data, removing events appearing to have been held by private individuals and events that did not occur. The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy also expanded upon the data by researching the names/titles of the events where possible. For more information: Office of Special Events (link)
Local Historic Designations (The Philadelphia Register of Historic Places)The City of Philadelphia Historical Commission2012Point-LevelThe Philadelphia Register of Historic Places is the comprehensive, dynamic inventory of buildings, structures, sites, objects, interiors, and districts that the Philadelphia Historical Commission has designated as historic and regulates to ensure preservation. Because the Register is updated regularly, no published version of the Register can ever be entirely accurate. The Register data available through CultureBlocks is provided as a courtesy, but is not the official Register. To determine definitively whether a particular property is listed on the Register, please telephone the staff of the Philadelphia Historical Commission at 215-686-7660. For more information: City of Philadelphia Historical Commission (link)
National Historic DesignationsNational Register of Historic Places2012Point-LevelThe National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archaeological resources. For more information: National Park Service (link)
Public School Art/Music Education ProgramsPhiladelphia School District2012Point-LevelThis data covers the art and music education provided in all schools in the Philadelphia School District. Included in the data is the number of full-time art and full-time music teachers per school. The data also shows the number of days per week each school hosts a visiting part-time music and/or visiting part-time art teacher. The presence or absence of dance and music programs is also presented. Finally, data is provided on the Class Instrumental Music Teaching (CIMT) program. Class Instrumental Music Teachers offer small group instruction to students and can be assigned to schools in half-day increments with a half-day being represented as 0.10. For a half-day of service, a teacher must see no less than 15 students. A 0.20 assignment is equal to one full day of service for no less than 30 students. Schools with a “1” will have up to five different CIMT visits per week and will have full orchestras. For more information: Philadelphia School District (link)
Multi-Tenant Art SpaceCity of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy2012Point-LevelMulti-Tenant Art Spaces are defined as physical locations where multiple artists, creative businesses and/or arts organizations are working, either in separate units or in some cases in a co-working environment. Some creative incubator and artist residency space is also included in this dataset. For more information: The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (link)
Philadelphia Cultural FundThe Philadelphia Cultural Fund2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012Point-LevelThe Philadelphia Cultural Fund is a non-profit corporation established to support and enhance the cultural life and vitality of the City of Philadelphia and its residents. Grants are made from the City budget allocation to the Cultural Fund for operating support of Philadelphia-based arts and cultural organizations. This data includes all Philadelphia Cultural Fund awardees from 2008 through 2012. Each entry includes the awardee, award amount, year of award, address, and grantee website. For more information: Philadelphia Cultural Fund (link)
Pennsylvania Council on the ArtsPennsylvania Council on the Arts2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Point-LevelThe mission of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), a state agency, is to foster the excellence, diversity and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and to broaden the availability and appreciation of those arts throughout the state. This dataset contains information on all grants awarded by the PCA to arts and cultural institutions in Philadelphia. Included are the name and location of the institution, Application and Program name, any Partner Organization, Grant Amount, and a brief Project Description. For more information: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (link)
National Endowment of the Arts (NEA)National Endowment for the Arts2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012Point-LevelThis dataset contains information on National Endowment for the Arts Grants awarded to organizations in Philadelphia. The following information on each grant is included: name of grantee, address, website, grant amount, award year, grant category, and field/discipline in which the grant was awarded. Grants to individuals were not included. Information was collected from the NEA website and may not be inclusive of every grant awarded by the NEA. For more information: National Endowment for the Arts (link)
Commerce Department Grant Programs: Storefront Improvement Program (SIP)City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce2009-2013Point-levelThis program reimburses owners of commercial buildings and businesses within designated commercial corridors who make storefront improvements. The program can reimburse up to 50% of the cost of eligible improvements to a maximum of $8,000 for a single commercial property, or up to $12,000 for a multiple-address or corner business property. This data source was compiled by the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. Applications for funding approved & completed between 7/1/09 and 1/15/13. For more information: Department of Commerce (link), Business Services (link)
Commerce Department Grant Programs: Targeted Corridor Revitalization Management ProgramCity of Philadelphia Department of Commerce2011-2013Point-levelThis data source was compiled by the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. These awards are granted through a competitive RFP process. Award provides funding for organization to hire a fulltime corridor manager to work on commercial corridor revitalization. For more information: Department of Commerce (link)
Commerce Department Grant Programs: Corridor Cleaning ProgramCity of Philadelphia Department of Commerce2012-2013Point-levelThis data source was compiled by the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. These awards are granted through a competitive RFP process. Award provides funding for organization to fund sidewalk cleaning and other related public beautification services on commercial corridors for 12 months. For more information: Department of Commerce (link)
Commerce Department Grant Programs: Neighborhood Economic DevelopmentCity of Philadelphia Department of Commerce2010, 2012Point-levelThrough its Neighborhood Economic Development Grant Program the Department of Commerce solicits proposals from Philadelphia neighborhood-based organizations to fund development costs related to the construction of commercial and the commercial portions of mixed-use development. Recipients are organizations that can demonstrate the capacity and additional funding necessary to complete the project. Neighborhood Economic Development awards range from $100,000 to $300,000. Funding of Predevelopment and Development Grants is awarded through a competitive Request for Proposals process. This data source was compiled by the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. For more information: Department of Commerce (link)
Commerce Department Grant Programs: Commercial Corridor Streetscape Improvement ProjectsCity of Philadelphia Department of Commerce2012-2014Point-levelThis data source was compiled by the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. Investments are made through City Capital Budget and often leverage additional Federal, State, or private investments. Projects are completed in coordination with Streets Department, PennDOT, and/or other organizations. The projects typically include new curb, sidewalk, crosswalks, lighting, trees, landscaping, trash receptacles, benches and/or other amenities. For more information: Department of Commerce (link)
Commonwealth of PA GrantsDelaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)2010Point-LevelThis dataset collects information on a variety of grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Included are grants from the Employment and Community Conservation and Urban Development programs. For more information: DVPRC's Community Investment Index (link)
Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)2011Point-LevelCDBG dataset reflects a subset of the total list of CDBG investments provided by HUD. Investments were filtered with a focus on projects where direct, mappable investments were made, such as for construction and site or area planning. For more information: DVPRC's Community Investment Index (link)
Keystone Innovation ZonesPhiladelphia City Planning Commission, City of Philadelphia Department Of Commerce2012BoundariesKeystone Innovation Zones (KIZ) are Commonwealth-designated areas that foster job growth by connecting discoveries in educational institutions to technology transfer and entrepreneurship. Companies locating in a KIZ, in operation for less than 8 years and meeting targeted industry requirements specific to each zone, are eligible for certain benefits including state tax credits. For more information: Navy Yard Keystone Innovation Zone (link), University City Keystone Innovation Zone (link)
Keystone Opportunity ZonesPhiladelphia City Planning Commission, City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce2012BoundariesKeystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ) are specifically designated areas where property owners and businesses that meet capital investment or new employment targets are required to pay little or no tax through 2010, 2013 or 2018. These taxes include Business Privilege Tax, Use and Occupancy Tax, Real Estate Tax, Net Profit Tax, State Business Tax, and State sales tax on items consumed at the KOZ site. KOZ sites are located throughout the City including in our industrial parks, in our high tech centers and in the Philadelphia Naval Business Center. For more information: Philadelphia's Keystone Opportunity Zones (link)
Commercial CorridorsCity of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, Office of Neighborhood Economic Development2012CorridorsOffice of Neighborhood Economic Development, Targeted Commercial Corridors for 2012. These are the corridors eligible for Department of Commerce interventions for neighborhood commercial corridor revitalization, such as Storefront Improvement Grants, Development project grants, and Commercial Corridor Management and Cleaning Grants. For more information: Office of Neighborhood Economic Development (link)
SchoolsPhiladelphia City Planning Commission2012Point-LevelThis data consists of all schools within the city of Philadelphia, including private schools as well as schools within the School District of Philadelphia. Schools are identified and filterable by Grade Level, Institution Type, Enrollment, and Status. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link)
LibrariesPhiladelphia City Planning Commission2012Point-LevelThis dataset contains the Central as well as all other Branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link), Free Library of Philadelphia (link)
Recreation CentersCity of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department2012Point-LevelThis dataset consists of all Recreation Centers managed by the City of Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information: Department of Parks and Recreation (link)
Community GardensPhiladelphia City Planning Commission, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society2010Point-LevelThis dataset consists of Community Gardens in Philadelphia as collected by PennPraxis for the Philadelphia Green 2015 Plan, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. Data is filterable by Lot Size. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link), Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (link)
ParksPhiladelphia City Planning Commission2012BoundariesThe dataset maps parks managed by the City of Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link), Department of Parks and Recreation (link)
Open SpacePhiladelphia City Planning Commission2012BoundariesThis dataset maps open space within the city of Philadelphia. Park space is included in this dataset. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link)
Public Transit Data (Subway Lines, Regional Rail, Bus Routes, Trolley Lines)Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)2012Lines and StationsThese datasets includes high speed lines and stations, regional rail lines and stations, trolley lines, as well as bus routes and stops for summer 2012. The data is maintained by SEPTA and released through the Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA) website (link). For more information: SEPTA (link)
Bike LanesCity of Philadelphia Streets Department2012Point-LevelThis dataset maps all Bike Lanes within the city of Philadelphia. For more information: Streets Department (link)
Bike RacksCity of Philadelphia Streets Department2012Point-LevelThis dataset maps all Bike Racks within the city of Philadelphia. For more information: Streets Department (link)
Vacant ParcelsPhiladelphia Water Department, Office of Watersheds2009Parcel-levelThis dataset is a byproduct of a project conducted by the Water Department in order to document impervious surfaces. During the course of this project, vacant land was documented. In some instances, parks and other open spaces are included when they otherwise would not be considered "vacant." For more information: Philadelphia Water Department Office of Watersheds (link)
City-Owned Vacant PropertiesPhiladelphia Redevelopment Authority2013Parcel-levelThis dataset is made up of vacant/surplus City-owned properties within Philadelphia and its status. Status refers to the ownership of that property (available, not available, sale pending, not owned-sold, etc.). For more information: Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (link)
ParcelsCity of Philadelphia Department of Records2012Parcel-levelThis dataset maps all parcels within the city of Philadelphia. Over the past several years, the City of Philadelphia has made a considerable investment in time, funding, and resources to design and develop a Unified Land Records System (ULRS). The initial phase of development focused on the creation of a single, seamless map layer of real estate parcels based on the Department of Records (DOR) tax maps. For more information: Department of Records ParcelExplorer (link)
Emerging Nonprofit and For-profit Cultural ResourcesSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010-12Block Group Level, Point-LevelMap shows estimated number of emerging cultural resources located within the area as of 2010-12. Estimate includes: unincorporated nonprofit arts groups and non-arts groups engaged in arts/cultural activities (not listed on the IRS Master File); cultural businesses not listed on the InfoUSA business database; and artists' spaces. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
Cultural Participation RateSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)/ Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance2010Block Group LevelMap shows total number of cultural participants per 1,000 households of the block group. Block groups with fewer than 25 households are shown in gray on the map and labeled as Insufficient Data. Cultural participation data are drawn from the Philadelphia Cultural List Cooperative, a program of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and constructed by TRG Arts. The 2010 List Co-Op represents 135 member organizations and over 2 million unique households in the Greater Philadelphia region. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
Resident ArtistsSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010-12Block Group LevelMap shows estimated number of artists who resided within the area, 2005-2010. Artists' address data were provided by Pew Fellowships in the Arts, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia Independent Film & Video Association (PIFVA), Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe, Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Cultural List Cooperative. Data include only a sample of Philadelphia-based artists and should be used to identify the relative concentration of artists, not as an absolute count. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
ZoningPhiladelphia City Planning Commission2012Parcel-levelThis dataset maps all zoning districts within the city of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Zoning Code regulates development within the city. Zoning regulations govern land use, the height and bulk of buildings, population density, parking requirements, the placement of signs, character of development on private property, and property uses. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link), The City of Philadelphia Zoning Code Quick Reference Guide (link)
Land UsePhiladelphia City Planning Commission2012Parcel-levelThis dataset maps Land Use within the city of Philadelphia as of 2012. Types of Land Use consist of Civic/Institution, Commercial, Culture/Recreation, Industrial, Park/Open Space, Residential, Transportation, Vacant or Other, and Water. For more information: Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link)
PopulationUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes estimated total population of the city in 2000, the estimated total population between 2005-2009, and the percent change of population from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
HouseholdsUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data include total number of households in 2000, the estimated number of households and the percent change in households between 2000 and 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Household Diversity StatusSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010Block Group LevelA block group is considered "Household Diverse" if it meets two criteria: nonfamily households are more than 57.9 percent of all households, and more than 32.9 percent of the population is between 18 and 34 years of age. Areas without residents or where data is not available are shown in gray on the map. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
White(Non-Hispanic)United States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population that is White in 2000, estimated percent of the population between 2005-2009, and estimated percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
African-American (Non-Hispanic)United States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population that is Black in 2000, estimated percent of the population between 2005-2009, and estimated percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Asian (Non-Hispanic)United States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population that is Asian in 2000, estimated percent of the population and estimated percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
HispanicUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population that is Hispanic in 2000, estimated percent of the population between 2005-2009, and estimated percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Ethnic Diversity StatusSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010Block Group LevelA block group is considered "Ethnically Diverse" if no single racial and ethnic group is more than 80 percent of the total population. Block groups that are not "Ethnically Diverse" have more than 80 percent of their residents from a single racial and ethnic group: Non-Hispanic Blacks, Non-Hispanic Whites, Hispanics, or Asian and Pacific Islanders. Areas without residents or where data is not available are shown in gray on the map. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
Per Capita IncomeUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total per capita income in 2000, the estimated per capita income between 2005-2009, and the percent change of per capita income from 2000 and the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Median Household IncomeUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data include the typical household income in 2000, the estimated typical income between 2005-2009, and the percent change of typical income from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Economic Diversity StatusSocial Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)2010Block Group LevelEconomic diversity measures whether block group residents have a range of incomes. A block group is considered "Economically Diverse" if it meets two criteria: the poverty rate must be above 26.2 percent, and the share of professional/managers in the labor force must be above 30.6 percent. Areas without residents or where data is not available are shown in gray on the map. For more information: University of Pennsylvania Social Impact of the Arts Project (link)
Less Than 18 yearsUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes total population under the age of 18 years old in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Ages 18-34United States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population between the ages of 18-34 in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Ages 35-54United States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population between the ages of 35-54 in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Ages 55-64United States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population between the ages of 55-64 in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
65 and olderUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes the total population over the age of 65 in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Less than 9th GradeUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes total population with an education level less than 9th grade in 2000, the estimated education level between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
High School Diploma or MoreUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes population with a High School diploma or more in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Bachelor's Degree or MoreUnited States Census Bureau2000, 2005-2009Census Tract LevelThe data is from the United States Census Bureau, with the 2000 data coming from the Decennial Census and the 2005-2009 data coming from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data includes population with a Bachelor's Degree or more in 2000, the estimated population between 2005-2009, and the percent change from 2000 to the period between 2005-2009. This data was processed by PolicyMap, a service of The Reinvestment Fund. For more information: United States Census Bureau (link), PolicyMap (link)
Civic and Neighborhood OrganizationsPhiladelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC), City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, Philadelphia City Planning Commission2012Point-LevelThis list is comprised of Community Development Corporations (CDC) making up the membership of the PACDC, CDCs that the Department of Commerce is familiar with, and other neighborhood and civic organizations as collected by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. Additionally, the Department of Commerce included a number of organizations that, while not technically CDCs, provide similar services and serve as a resource to their respective communities. For more information: Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (link) and the Department of Commerce (link), Philadelphia City Planning Commission (link)

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Last Updated: April 19, 2013

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Subject to the terms and conditions within these Terms of Use, you are granted permission to use, print, copy and share with others information from the Website. However, under no circumstances may the information on this Website, in whole or in part, be sold or traded for anything of value.  Any distribution or publication of information obtained in part or in whole from the Website shall acknowledge CultureBlocks.com, and the sources of data indicated on the Website, as appropriate. Such publication shall include the following: “This publication uses information from the CultureBlocks partnership and is subject to the Terms of Use at www.cultureblocks.com. Information is proprietary to and may be copyrighted by the City or The Reinvestment Fund or the Social Impact of the Arts Project at the University of Pennsylvania. [Insert your name or the name of your organization] is not affiliated with the City. Inclusion of information from CultureBlocks does not constitute any endorsement by the City.”

MISUSE

You agree not to misuse the Website in any manner. If at any time you know, believe, or suspect misuse (including unintentional or accidental misuse), you agree to immediately notify the Partnership. Misuse of the Website includes, but is not limited to, using or attempting to use the Website for any of the following:

External Internet Sites
the Website may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are operated by parties other than the City (“External Sites”). The City is not responsible for the content of any such External Sites, or for the availability of such External Sites or their content. If you have questions or concerns regarding the content of any External Site, you should contact the respective External Site administrator directly.

Communications Through The Website

In no event shall any communication made through the Website’s e-mail and messaging functions constitute legal notice to the City, or to any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives (including but not limited to legal notice required by federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations) with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives.

Governing Law

The foregoing terms and conditions and all disputes arising under or in relation to them or this Website shall be governed, construed and decided in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without application of the conflict of laws provisions thereof.  Any lawsuit, action, claim or legal proceeding arising out of or in relation to these terms and conditions or this Website shall be brought exclusively in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania or the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, and jurisdiction over any such lawsuit, action, claim, or legal proceeding shall lie exclusively in either of these two forums.

The City is committed to the electronic and information technology design standards outlined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The Website shall provide access to information for people with disabilities. It shall be the policy of the City that all web based information and service be designed to provide access to people with disabilities.  It is the responsibility of each department and their Internet development manager to ensure that the accessibility standards outlined by the World Wide Web Consortia (www.w3c.org) and Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act (www.section508.gov) are reflected in the design of web pages.

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