Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Population

1,569,657

3% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$37,460

Avg. Home Price

$157,000

Best Places to Live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Education
-Historic interest
Cons
-Low economic growth
-Some urban decay
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Philadelphia, PA
 $129,000 
3171 73 Weikel St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1830 SqFt
 $129,000 
3171 73 Weikel St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1830 SqFt
 $164,500 
6931 Oakley St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 908 SqFt
 $150,000 
5532 Morris St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2062 SqFt

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.


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 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Philadelphia jobs have increased by 1.19%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Philadelphia's cost of living is 10.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Philadelphia's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Philadelphia's population is 1,569,657 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.43%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Philadelphia is $147,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.41%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Philadelphia

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Philadelphia

It's a good time to buy in Philadelphia. Home Appreciation is up 12.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Philadelphia Real Estate or Find top agents in Philadelphia

The median home price in Philadelphia is $157,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Philadelphia   132 Reviews
Philly has always been my home. - 2/22/2019
I grew up in Philadelphia and continue to reside here. I have lived in several different areas of the city over the years, and have watched neighborhoods change.... Read More

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Spend your paycheck commuting - 11/1/2018
I find myself only able to get jobs 30+ min away from the city that only pay $15 or less. That's a max of 1,200 biweekly, after paying Philadelphias taxes and whatever... Read More

Everyone I know is moving far away - 8/1/2018
I was born and raised in Philly. It's a who you know kind of city. Housing are collapsing, including my own home (we had to be evacuated by the fire department). They... Read More


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

NEW LISTINGS IN PHILADELPHIA PA
$129,000
3171 73 Weikel St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$164,500
6931 Oakley St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$150,000
5532 Morris St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$173,000
4405 Unruh Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$135,000
1521 S Taylor St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$131,670
7848 Craig St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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