Where do people receiving General Assistance live?

In Pennsylvanian, 68,836 adults and children receive General Assistance as a temporary bridge to stability.

With the largest population in the Commonwealth, Philadelphia also has the largest number of people receiving General Assistance.  But recipients of General Assistance live in every county of the Commonwealth.

According to the Dept of Public Welfare, here are the top 10 counties where people who receive General Assistance live.

  1. Philadelphia
  2. Allegheny
  3. Delaware
  4. Erie
  5. Berks
  6. Lancaster
  7. Montgomery
  8. Westmoreland
  9. Bucks
  10. Lackawanna

You can find more county-by-county statistics by clicking here.

 

 

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