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Overview
Population:1,526,006
Pop. Change:1%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area
County: Philadelphia County
City:Philadelphia
Zip Code:19120, 19124, ... 53 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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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 2012, Philadelphia's population is 1,526,006 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.98 percent.

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The median home cost in Philadelphia is $104,400. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.63 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Philadelphia's cost of living is 1.00% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Philadelphia public schools spend $4,949 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Philadelphia.

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The unemployment rate in Philadelphia is 10.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Philadelphia jobs have Decreased by 0.38 percent.


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Map Of Philadelphia

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Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 28 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