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Philadelphia Residents

Philadelphia Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
1,581,531
Unemployment Rate
5.5%
Poverty Rate
23%
Non-Citizens
6.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 100 responses
  • Family oriented
    28%
  • normal
    24%
  • Progressive
    15%
  • Outgoing
    10%
  • Trashy
    9%
  • Nosy
    5%
  • inclusive
    3%

Philadelphia Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    40%
  • White
    34%
  • Hispanic
    15%
  • Asian
    7%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%

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Income

Median Household Income
$49,127
National
$64,994
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    28%
  • $25-$44k
    18%
  • $45-$74k
    20%
  • $75-$149k
    23%
  • $150k+
    10%
Median Individual Income
$27,331
National
$32,197
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    31%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    23%
  • $65k+
    18%

Community

Poll
54%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 168 responses
Poll
55%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 168 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 100 responses
  • Utilize the resources the city has to offer
    33%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    28%
  • Be careful
    25%
  • Get involved in the community
    11%
  • Be careful and open minded
    1%
  • get out or you will Pay
    1%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    1%

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