Philadelphia, PA Demographic Data

Philadelphia, PA Summary

Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia County in Pennsylvania
  • Population: 1,547,607
  • Area: 142.71 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 134.10 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 8.61 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 10,844.64 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 98.43 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
824,492
53%
50.8
Male
743,380
47%
49.2
Total Population
1,567,870
 
323,128,000

Philadelphia, PA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
107,509
6.9% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
94,280
6.0% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
90,674
5.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
98,338
6.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
119,266
7.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
295,799
18.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
191,490
12.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
187,268
11.9% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
96,270
6.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
85,373
5.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
115,050
7.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
58,834
3.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
27,721
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,221,940
77.9%
77.2
Female
655,800
53.7%
51.3
Male
566,137
46.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,154,490
73.6%
73.1
62 Years and over
249,531
15.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
201,605
12.9%
15.2
Female
121,467
60.2%
55.8
Male
80,138
39.8%
44.2
Median Age (years)
34
0.0%
0.0

Philadelphia, PA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,516,770
96.7% 
96.8
White
634,111
40.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
661,032
42.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
5,521
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
110,733
7.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
23,908
1.5% 
1.2
Chinese
31,819
2.0% 
1.3
Filipino
7,436
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
1,042
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
5,862
0.4% 
0.4
Vietnamese
15,965
1.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
24,701
1.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
480
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
104,892
6.7% 
5.1
Two or More Races
51,103
3.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
226,320
14.4% 
17.8
Mexican
20,460
1.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
133,971
8.5% 
1.7
Cuban
4,818
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
67,071
4.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,341,550
85.6% 
82.2

Philadelphia, PA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
61,355
5.8% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
115,831
11.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
336,164
31.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
183,878
17.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
57,899
5.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
178,859
16.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
123,819
11.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
177,186
16.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
880,619
83.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
302,678
28.6%
31.2

Philadelphia, PA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
659,830
51.7%
33.7%
Now Married
378,319
29.7%
47.5
Divorced
114,580
9.0%
11.0%
Separated
42,979
3.4%
2.0
Widowed
79,701
6.2
5.8%

Philadelphia, PA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,120,820
76.7%
78.4%
Languages other than english
339,548
23.3%
21.6%
Spanish
153,571
10.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
83,770
5.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
73,939
5.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
28,268
1.9%
1.1%

Philadelphia, PA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
84,102
14.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
36,936
6.4%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
70,271
12.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
64,618
11.1%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
72,951
12.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
92,723
16.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
57,716
9.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
57,898
10.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
22,875
3.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
20,115
3.5%
6.4
Median household income
41,449
 
57,617
Per capita income
24,685
 
31,128

Philadelphia, PA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,789
0.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
63,165
9.3%
9.8
Construction
31,881
4.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
213,008
31.4%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
46,745
6.9%
6.6
Information
14,141
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
44,313
6.5%
10.1
Other services except public administration
34,638
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
73,811
10.9%
11.4
Public administration
37,625
5.5%
4.6
Retail trade
62,654
9.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
39,816
5.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
14,166
2.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
44,330
6.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
263,251
38.8%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
70,921
10.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
145,435
21.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
154,815
22.8%
18.1%

Philadelphia, PA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
662,522
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
335,637
50.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
59,678
9.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
159,059
24.0%
5.1
Walked
54,869
8.3%
2.7
Other means
23,946
3.6%
1.8
Worked at home
29,333
4.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
33.3
 
26.6

Philadelphia, PA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
171,131
29.5%
8.7
1 vehicles
253,512
43.7%
33.2
2 vehicles
120,334
20.7%
37.1
3 or more
35,228
6.1%
21.0

Philadelphia, PA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
580,205
86.0%
87.6
Owner Occupied
302,498
52.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
277,707
47.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
94,299
14.0%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Philadelphia, PA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
674,504
1 room
27,810
4.1%
2.4
2 rooms
33,489
5.0%
2.7
3 rooms
74,509
11.0%
9.1
4 rooms
91,461
13.6%
16.5
5 rooms
100,903
15.0%
19.8
6 rooms
177,994
26.4%
17.8
7 rooms
90,348
13.4%
12.0
8 rooms
40,688
6.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
37,302
5.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Philadelphia, PA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
674,504
 
 
1-unit, detached
52,307
7.8%
61.5
1-unit, attached
393,950
58.4%
5.9
2-units
55,777
8.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
43,867
6.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
26,878
4.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
15,605
2.3%
4.4
20 or more units
84,284
12.5%
9.0
Mobile home
1,639
0.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
197
0.0%
0.1

Philadelphia, PA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
291,739
43.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
83,180
12.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
104,188
15.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
69,288
10.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
44,945
6.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
24,219
3.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
22,276
3.3%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
19,890
2.9%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
8,586
1.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
6,193
0.9%
1.4%

Philadelphia, PA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
424,871
73.2%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
6,868
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
117,838
20.3%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
24,046
4.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
219
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,561
0.3%
1.9
Solar energy
85
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
1,889
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
2,828
0.5%
1.1

Philadelphia, PA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
179,235
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
4,816
2.7%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
6,120
3.4%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
6,966
3.9%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
13,308
7.4%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
33,333
18.6%
20.1%
$500 to $999
54,356
30.3%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
60,336
33.7%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
75,244
42.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
22,797
13.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,296
9.3%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,336
7.0%
7.0%
35.0% or more
48,704
27.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
3,858
0.0%
0.0%

Philadelphia, PA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
267,184 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
2,937
1.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,453
1.3%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
8,984
3.4%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
25,919
9.7%
11.9%
Less than $500
30,392
11.4%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
85,575
32.0%
28.3%
$500 to $999
109,924
41.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
10,523
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
976
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
28,039
11.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
31,850
12.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
29,350
11.7%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
27,435
11.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
18,916
7.6%
9.0%
35.0% or more
114,523
45.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
27,594
0.0%
0.0%

Philadelphia, PA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
302,498
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
22,626
7.5%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
65,551
21.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
57,893
19.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
53,870
17.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
56,163
18.6%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
29,544
9.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
12,823
4.2%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
4,028
1.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
154,000
 
205,000
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