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By Todd Defeo
The Center Square 

Analysis Finds Slow Growth In Pennsylvania's Cities


October 24, 2019

Pennsylvania cities are experiencing relatively slow growth and lag behind the pace of many other cities in the nation, a new report reveals.

Bethlehem was the fastest-growing city in Pennsylvania, but it ranked No. 259 out of the 515 municipalities WalletHub analyzed nationwide.

Philadelphia ranked No. 320, followed by Allentown (No. 335), Reading (No. 348), Pittsburgh (No. 408), Scranton (No. 438) and Erie (No. 513).

In determining its rankings, WalletHub analyzed 17 growth and decline metrics over seven years, including population growth, job growth and how much the unemployment rate dec...

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