Philadelphia, PA

Population Demographics

  • The population of Philadelphia, PA is 1,526,006.
  • 34.3% of the county's population is married. The other 65.7% are single.
  • The top three races (in population) are: Black or African American [43.4%], White [41.0%] and Hispanic [12.3%].
  • 79.4% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 20.0% have college degrees.
  • The county's population is 88.5% native born and 11.5% foreign born.
  • Men make up 47.2% of the population and women make up 52.8%.

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  • Typically, people work 38/hrs per week in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Of workers, 42.6% commute under 25 mins, 33.1% travel 25-45 mins, and 24.3% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • At the time of the last census, the Philadelphia, PA unemployment rate was 12.6%.
  • The median worker income in Philadelphia, PA is $27,392.
  • The Philadelphia, PA poverty rate of 22.3% is higher than the national average.

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