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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
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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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


Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area

Profile: Large city  Location: Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border Elevation: 28 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Arts and cultureLow economic growth
EducationSome urban decay
Historic interest Violent crime

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