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-Arts and culture
-Historic interest


-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.


Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border See Local Real Estate
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City: Philadelphia
Zip Codes: 19120, 19111, ... 48 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Philadelphia

    The unemployment rate in Philadelphia is 6.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Philadelphia jobs have Increased by 2.19 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Philadelphia's cost of living is 0.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Philadelphia's Cost of Living
    Philadelphia's population is 1,567,440 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.14 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Philadelphia is $127,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.63%. Check out the homes in the area.
    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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The cost of living numbers on here are deceiving. Philly itself is such a large city that the cheap, crime-ridden neighborhoods outweigh the safe, expensive... (Read More)



Crime review in Philadelphia areas 19134, 19146, 1

I would like to know how these 3 areas are when it comes to crime rates. Looking for purchase a home and wasn't exactly sure of how these 3 areas rate. Thank you.... (Read More)



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