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Land Use in the Delaware Valley, 2015: Enhanced Land Use Data

Product No.: ADR026
Date Published: 4/2020

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Geographic Area Covered: DVRPC’s nine-county region, including Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties in New Jersey and Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania.

Abstract: This analytical data report summarizes regional, county, and municipal-level 2015 enhanced land use data. In the City of Philadelphia, information is provided for each of the City’s 18 planning districts. The enhanced land use data is a new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) product, improving upon the preliminary 2015 land use file described in ADR024. It includes more subcategories of uses than previous land use product releases and a comprehensive delineation of roadways throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. Key differences between prior products and insights gained from new land use subcategories are described.

Key Words: land use, land use categories, aerial photography, residential density, mixed-use, roadway, commercial, industrial, institutional, developed land, agricultural land, undeveloped land, wooded land.

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