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Philadelphia, PA vs Washington, DC

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Highlights
- Washington is 0% more densely populated than Philadelphia.
- People are 6.8% less likely to be married in Washington.
- The Median Age is 0.2 years younger in Washington.


People
 Philadelphia, PAWashington, DCUnited States
 1,569,657672,391321,004,407
 52.7%52.6%50.8%
 47.3%47.4%49.2%
 34.133.937.8
 space3
 1,504,950584,400308,745,538
 1,517,550572,059285,036,114
 1,585,577606,900251,960,433
 3.4%17.5%12.6%
 -1.0%10.8%27.4%
 space4
 11,693.510,998.390.9
 134.261.13,531,905.4
 8.57.2264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Philadelphia, PAWashington, DCUnited States
 6.9%6.5%6.2%
 5.9%5.0%6.4%
 5.8%3.8%6.5%
 3.4%2.3%3.9%
 4.6%4.9%4.1%
 6.4%6.4%5.6%
 18.3%23.3%13.7%
 12.2%14.2%12.7%
 12.0%11.4%13.4%
 6.1%5.4%6.7%
 5.4%4.9%6.0%
 7.2%6.8%8.6%
 3.9%3.4%4.4%
 1.8%1.7%1.9%
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 Race
 Philadelphia, PAWashington, DCUnited States
 34.9%36.0%61.5%
 41.3%46.9%12.3%
 7.0%3.7%5.3%
 0.2%0.2%0.7%
 0.0%0.0%0.2%
 0.3%0.3%0.2%
 2.0%2.2%2.3%
 14.1%10.7%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Philadelphia, PAWashington, DCUnited States
 32.9%30.7%50.2%
     29.6%28.5%48.2%
     3.4%2.2%2.0%
 67.1%69.3%49.8%
     51.7%55.8%33.1%
     9.1%9.1%10.9%
     6.3%4.4%5.8%
 space5
 2.572.282.63
 591,280277,985118,825,921
 311,734121,41178,298,703
     21.2%23.7%31.1%
     31.1%34.3%42.3%
 279,546156,57440,527,218
     28.6%24.9%16.3%
     19.1%17.1%10.3%

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Reviews for Philadelphia    132 Reviews
Philadelphia is garbage - 9/25/2019
Lived in this crime-ridden, overcrowded, trashy, corrupted city for most of my life. First of all, when driving in Philadelphia—you will immediately know because of all... Read More

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City of Brotherly Love my ass! - 4/8/2019
I spent the worst two years of my adult life here by far. It has a very antagonist flair where the people don’t need to have a reason to harass you or by nasty. I... Read More

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

Reviews for Washington    96 Reviews
Great town with it's challenges - 7/18/2019
Moved to DC 40 years ago from Mpls-St. Paul. DC is an amazing town. Downside is people are very competitive, everything is expensive. Great restaurants, foodie heaven... Read More

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Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... Read More

Washington, DC - 9/28/2015
I've been in DC for 10 yrs now. It's a great place to live, if can afford it. I'm a Chicago native. I came to DC by way of Military.DC was my final duty station. After... Read More

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ZIPS IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
19120, 19111, 19124, 19143, 19134, 19149, 19104, 19148, 19140, 19145, 48 total
ZIPS IN WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
20011, 20002, 20019, 20020, 20009, 20001, 20032, 20016, 20010, 20003, 53 total

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