Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Population

1,569,657

+4.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$37,460

Median Home Price

$153,400

Philadelphia Gifts

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.

Philadelphia, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Philadelphia
Zip Codes: 19120, 19111, 19124, 19143, 19134, 19149, 19104, 19148, 19140, 19145, 48 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Philadelphia is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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 1.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Philadelphia's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Philadelphia county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Philadelphia's population is 1,569,657 people. Since 2010, 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: $153,400. 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



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Housing Market in Philadelphia

It's a good time to buy in Philadelphia. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Philadelphia is $153,400.

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Reviews for Philadelphia   133 Reviews
City of brotherly hate - 1/26/2021
If I could give negative stars, Philly would get a -2. Anyone who says that Philly "is a beautiful city full of history land wonderful neighborhoods" either hasn't lived... Read More

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Beautiful Philly?? - 7/29/2020
I lived in Philadelphia my whole life and wouldn’t live anywhere else! Beautiful city! The current mayor is no good! But that will change in good... Read More

Philly, a haiku - 2/2/2020
Needles everywhere Gross, rude, and disrespectful The schools are 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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