Philadelphia, PA
Demographic Data



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Philadelphia Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Philadelphia Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
1,584,064

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.84
5 To 17 15.14
18 To 24 10.50
25 To 34 18.64
35 To 54 24.15
55 To 64 11.55
65 Years And Over 13.17

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.3
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 83.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 28.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Philadelphia 26557 22714.4677807358 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Philadelphia 43744 20233.07958093388 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.9%

Employment Industries in Philadelphia

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 20.4
Education 10.0
Retail 9.8
Accommodation 7.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 7.2
Manufacturing 6.4
Public Service 6.0
Transportation 5.3
Other 4.9
Administration 4.8
Finance 4.6
Construction 4.2
Arts 2.3
Wholesale 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 34.6
Black Or African American 41.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 7.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 14.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 10.7
Italian 7.4
German 6.6
Polish 3.3
English 2.5
African 1.5
Russian 1.3
Ukrainian 0.9
Jamaican 0.8
Haitian 0.8
French 0.7
Scottish 0.5
European 0.5
Eastern European 0.3
Albanian 0.3
Dutch 0.3
Greek 0.3
Brazilian 0.3
Hungarian 0.3
Welsh 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 76.9
Spanish 10.6
Chinese 2.2
French 1.4
Langs. of India 1.0
Vietnamese 0.9
Slavic languages 0.9
African languages 0.8
Arabic 0.6
French Creole 0.6
Other Asian languages 0.6
Other Indo-European 0.5
Portuguese 0.4
Russian 0.3
Korean 0.3
Tagalog 0.3
Polish 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.3
Italian 0.2
Urdu 0.2

Foreign Born Philadelphia Residents:
13.9%