Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia has an unemployment rate of 5.8%. The US average is 3.7%.

Philadelphia has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.4%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Philadelphia
- The Sales Tax Rate for Philadelphia is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Philadelphia is 7.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Philadelphia
- The average income of a Philadelphia resident is $22,542 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Philadelphia resident is $37,460 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  5.8%3.7%
  1.2%1.6%
  28.4%33.5%
  8.0%6.2%
  7.0%4.6%
  $24,811$31,177
  $40,649$57,652
  $50,434$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  4.0%6.2%
  6.7%10.4%
  2.0%2.7%
  10.7%11.6%
  4.5%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  4.4%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  6.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.8%4.3%
  10.0%9.3%
  20.3%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  7.8%7.4%
  4.8%4.9%
  6.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Philadelphia    132 Reviews
    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

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

    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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