Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Population

1,578,487

+4.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

10.6%

Median Income

$37,460

Median Home Price

$221,400

Median Age

34.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.2 / 5.8

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Philadelphia, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 19120, 19111, 19124, 19143, 19134, 19149, 19104, 19148, 19140, 19145, 48 total
Cost of Living: 5.0% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

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Philadelphia, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Education
Historic interest
Cons
Low economic growth
Some urban decay
Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area

The “City of Brotherly Love,” a direct translation of its name from the Greek language, is one of the ten largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Philadelphia served as the nation’s first capital and cultural center before being replaced in these roles by Washington, D.C., and New York City, respectively. Since the Industrial Revolution, the city has prospered as an important port and manufacturing center. Today, it’s part of an economic corridor of large cities stretching down the East Coast from Boston to Washington, D.C.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Philadelphia is 10.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Philadelphia jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Philadelphia's cost of living is 5.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Philadelphia's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Philadelphia, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Philadelphia county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 81.2% to 17.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Philadelphia's population is 1,578,487 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Philadelphia is Real Estate: $221,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.8%.

SCHOOLS
Philadelphia public schools spend $26,003 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18 students per teacher in Philadelphia. More Education



Best Places to Live in Philadelphia Rankings


Housing Market in Philadelphia

It's a good time to buy in Philadelphia. Home Appreciation is up 15.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Philadelphia is $221,400.
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Reviews for Philadelphia   137 Reviews
Let’s not like about killadelphia, PA - 8/28/2021
Now the only reason some people disagree is because MONEY. If you live in “manayunk” (which I lived for 2 years) you can’t compare … you can’t compare your out skirt... Read More

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avoid phila pa - 4/9/2021
do not go. do not travel to. Will charge you fees, anything - to pay for the mess that they made. Life long resident, born here as well. I'm Very sorry to say. Go... Read More

Hidden Gem - 4/2/2021
I'm actually grateful for the bad reviews because I purchased an amazing home here 3 years ago and couldn't be happier! I feel like if everyone was giving it 5 stars the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
19120, 19111, 19124, 19143, 19134, 19149, 19104, 19148, 19140, 19145, 48 total

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