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Create maps of census data along with hundreds of other indicators. Non-census data available in sub-city units include home sales, CDFI Fund Investment Areas, Community Reinvestment Act eligibility, small business lending, HMDA loan data, hospitals, housing subsidies, proximity to public transit, and food deserts.
Housing, vacancy, land use, real estate sales, utilities, and property ownership maps by 2000 census tracts and blockgroups, ZIP codes, councilmanic districts, school catchments, and NIS-defined neighborhoods. Downloadable as shapefiles.
Crime incidents from the Philadelphia Police Department. Part I crimes include violent offenses such as aggravated assault, rape, arson, among others. Part II crimes include simple assault, prostitution, gambling, fraud, and other non-violent offenses.
Map or download aggregated crime incidents by councilmanic districts, school catchment areas, ZIP codes, 2000 census tracts and block groups, police districts and sectors, and NIS-defined neighborhoods. Data from 1998 to 2009. (The table export function may not work; in this case, try cutting and pasting into a text editor.)
Philadelphia Data and Maps, 1940-2000
Census tract data and shapefiles, 1940-2000, blocks and block groups 1990-2000 (may be preferable to use Social Explorer and NHGIS listed above); Philadelphia mayoral election data, 1999, with shapefiles for voting district and ward.
Prior to the 1970 Census, Philadelphia's decennial census geography was tied closely to its political ward geography. Consult Daly and Weinberg's Genealogy of Philadelphia County subdivisions for historic ward boundary changes.