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Best Place to Live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Overview
Population:1,525,811
Pop. Change:1%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area
County: Philadelphia County
City:Philadelphia
Zip Code:19120, 19111, ... 47 total
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Philadelphia's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As of 2014, Philadelphia's population is 1,525,811 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.78 percent.

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The median home cost in Philadelphia is $103,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Philadelphia's cost of living is 3.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Philadelphia public schools spend $18,786 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Philadelphia.

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The unemployment rate in Philadelphia is 6.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Philadelphia jobs have Increased by 1.44 percent.


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Map Of Philadelphia

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Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Philadelphia's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes