Philadelphia County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Philadelphia County Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,579,305 0.2%
Male Population 747,577 0.3%
Female Population 831,728 0.2%
Male Population 47.34 %
Female Population 52.66 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35 2.9%
Citizen US Born 1,296,805 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 173,952 2.4%
Not Citizen 108,548 0.5%
Citizen US Born 82.11 %
Citizen not US Born 11.01 %
Not Citizen 6.87 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 13,713 -6.0%
Moved from Same Country 145,129 0.5%
Moved from Same State 27,302 1.5%
Moved from Different State 38,107 2.5%
Same House as Last Year 1,334,246 0.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.88 %
Moved from Same Country 9.31 %
Moved from Same State 1.75 %
Moved from Different State 2.45 %
Same House as Last Year 85.61 %

Occupational Employment in Philadelphia County top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 576,696 2.2%
Blue Collar 125,522 1.3%
White Collar 82.12 %
Blue Collar 17.88 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 44,992 2.4%
Private Companies 469,878 1.9%
Governmental Workers 83,250 0.6%
Not for Profit Companies 104,098 3.4%
Self Employees 6.41 %
Private Companies 66.91 %
Governmental Workers 11.86 %
Not for Profit Companies 14.82 %

Number of Households in Philadelphia County top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 601,402 1.1%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.8%
Family Households 325,970 1.4%
Non-family Households 275,432 0.7%
Family Households 54.2 %
Non-family Households 45.8 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 163,132 0.9%
Households without Children 438,270 1.2%
Households with Children 27.13 %
Households without Children 72.87 %

Median and Average Income in Philadelphia County top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $73,983.91 5.2%
Median Household Income $50,420.00 4.4%
People below Poverty Level 366,993 -1.9%
People above Poverty Level 1,148,291 1.0%

Housing in Philadelphia County top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 686,021 0.5%
Median Year Built 1953 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 285,759 0.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 79,306 -5.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 111,605 0.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 73,714 -0.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 48,486 3.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 25,549 -1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 22,143 0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 20,807 -0.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 18,652 33.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 601,402 1.1%
Owner Occupied 318,937 1.2%
Renter Occupied 282,465 1.0%
Owner Occupied 53.03 %
Renter Occupied 46.97 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 191,084 0.8%
Without Mortgage 127,853 1.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $187,600.00 3.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $158,800.00 1.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,010.00 1.4%
With Mortgage 59.91 %
Without Mortgage 40.09 %

Philadelphia County Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 60,450 -3.5%
Some High School 525,373 -1.5%
Some College 240,443 1.2%
Associate Degree 67,114 0.8%
Bachelor's Degree 206,310 4.6%
No High School 5.5 %
Some High School 47.77 %
Some College 21.86 %
Associate Degree 6.1 %
Bachelor's Degree 18.76 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Philadelphia County top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 651,530 -0.1%
Married 436,078 1.2%
Separated 42,789 -2.8%
Widowed 79,436 -0.8%
Divorced 119,079 -0.4%
Never Married 49.03 %
Married 32.81 %
Separated 3.22 %
Widowed 5.98 %
Divorced 8.96 %

Means of Transport to Work in Philadelphia County top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 400,687 1.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 109,256 -1.4%
Railroad 3,549 -81.2%
Ferryboat 179 34.6%
Bicycle 14,544 2.9%
Motorcycle 649 0.2%
TaxiCab 3,214 33.8%
Walk 58,438 3.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 19106 19121 19102 19103 19104 19107 19109 19111 19112 19114 19115 19116 19118 19119 19120 19130 19122 19123 19124 19125 19126 19127 19128 19129 19132 19133 19134 19135 19136 19137 19131 19138 19139 19140 19141 19142 19143 19144 19145 19146 19147 19148 19149 19150 19151 19152 19153 19154

Recently added listings in Philadelphia County top

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Philadelphia County is an area in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,579,305. There are 747,577 male residents living in Philadelphia County and 831,728 female residents. The total number of households is 601,402 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 436,078 people being married and 892,834 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 82.12% white collar employees and 17.88% blue collar employees in Philadelphia County..
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