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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Philadelphia is 18% less densely populated than Boston.
People are 1% more likely to be married in Boston.
The Median Age is 2.3 years older in Philadelphia.

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PEOPLE
 Philadelphia, PABoston, MAUnited States
 Population1,567,442667,137321,418,820
 Population - 20101,504,950602,609308,745,538
 Population - 20001,517,550589,141285,036,114
 Population - 19901,585,577574,283251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-1.14%16.17%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now3.29%13.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density11,68813,79491
 Land Area134483,531,905
 Water Area941264,837
 Median Age33.631.337.4
 Female Population52.78%52.17%50.81%
 Male Population47.22%47.83%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Philadelphia, PABoston, MAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.89%5.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.95%4.36%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.84%4.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.64%2.79%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.27%8.12%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.13%9.40%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.19%22.04%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.24%12.50%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.56%11.33%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.85%5.02%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.18%4.54%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.51%5.59%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.88%3.24%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.87%1.58%1.85%
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 RACE
 Philadelphia, PABoston, MAUnited States
 White36.20%46.03%62.77%
 Black41.76%22.69%12.24%
 Asian6.63%9.08%4.95%
 Native American0.20%0.19%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.31%1.31%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.85%2.31%2.13%
 Hispanic13.03%18.37%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic86.97%81.63%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Philadelphia, PABoston, MAUnited States
 Households580,297251,212116,211,000
 Family Households308,324119,71876,958,100
 Non Family Households271,973131,49439,253,000
 Household Size2.582.362.63
 Married Population32.66%31.50%50.58%
 Single Population67.34%68.50%49.42%
 Now Married29.22%28.64%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.45%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married51.64%56.53%32.55%
 Widowed6.68%4.15%5.95%
 Divorced9.02%7.82%10.92%
 Married, w/children21.28%22.36%31.68%
 Married, no children30.04%33.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children29.69%27.08%16.94%
 Single, no children19.00%17.47%9.95%


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