Philadelphia County, PA

Population 1,547,607

Philadelphia County, PA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 28.6%

Registered Offenders

88.06% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

2,117 Found nearby

Unemployment

High 10.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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325 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 325 K-12 public schools in Philadelphia County, PA and 201 private schools. Homefacts rates Philadelphia County's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

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335 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$252,450 compared to November 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14%
  • Rented
    41.2%
  • Owned
    44.8%

3,973 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Philadelphia County, 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 County, 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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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Philadelphia County, PA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Philadelphia County, PA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index LOW 1.2 Average
    Philadelphia County, PA is a low risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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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 County, PA

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Philadelphia County, PA: $41,449

Unemployment

Unemployment in Philadelphia County is 10.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.9% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.79%
White Collar - 60.21%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

120 FCC Towers view all