Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Population 1,547,607

Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia County, PA. The population is 1,547,607, making Philadelphia the largest city in Philadelphia County and the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania.

There are 313 public schools in Philadelphia with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Philadelphia is high, and there are 315 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Philadelphia is very high and the median home sales price is $120,000. Detailed and up-to-date Philadelphia property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Philadelphia include Cheltenham Township, Pennsauken Township and Palmyra.

Philadelphia Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.4%

Crime Rate

30.85% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 350
  • Violent Crimes: 989
  • Robbery: 395
  • Burglary: 445
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

87.18% Lower than national avg.
  • 315 offenders in Philadelphia
  • 2.04 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,117 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 259
  • Registered Polluters: 120
  • Superfunds: 340
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,398

Unemployment

Very High 5.2%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $120,000

Schools view all

313 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 313 K-12 public schools in Philadelphia, PA and 201 private schools. Homefacts rates Philadelphia's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

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315 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$184,900 compared to April 2017
Median Sales Price
$120,000 compared to April 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.5%
  • Rented
    40.9%
  • Owned
    45.5%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3,973 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Philadelphia, PA issued 3,973 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,973 permits, 756 were issued for single family homes and 3,217 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Philadelphia, PA issued 2,815 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,815 permits, 632 were issued for single family homes and 2,183 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

2117 Environmental Hazards

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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (445/449)
    Philadelphia, PA has 99.11% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Philadelphia, PA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.36 Average
    Philadelphia, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.08°
  • February 35.48°
  • March 44.7°
  • April 54.93°
  • May 64.17°
  • June 73.34°
  • July 78.87°
  • August 75.78°
  • September 69.04°
  • October 57.8°
  • November 46.57°
  • December 37.77°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Philadelphia, PA

Earthquakes
Philadelphia, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Philadelphia, PA has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Philadelphia, PA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Philadelphia, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Philadelphia, PA: $41,233

Unemployment

Unemployment in Philadelphia is 5.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.0% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.97%
White Collar - 59.03%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Robert Brady
  • Chaka Fattah
  • Brendan Boyle

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

120 FCC Towers view all

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