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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the sixth most populous city in the United States, boasting a population of 1,596,865 people and a population density of 11,759 people per square mile. It is home to some of the most iconic landmarks and monuments in the country. With its vibrant history, diverse culture and thriving business center, Philadelphia has something for everyone. The city is home to many nationally recognized businesses such as Comcast, Aramark and GlaxoSmithKline. There are many year-round outdoor activities here including biking along the Schuylkill River Trail, visiting the Liberty Bell Center or exploring the historic streets of Old City. Other organizations such as The Philadelphia Orchestra and American Friends Service Committee offer musical performances, volunteer opportunities and more. For sports fans, Philadelphia hosts professional teams like the Eagles (football), Phillies (baseball) Sixers (basketball) and Flyers (hockey). No matter what interests you may have there is something for everyone in Philadelphia.

The population in Philadelphia is 1,596,865. There are 11,896 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Philadelphia is 34.8, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Philadelphia is 2.6, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Philadelphia
- 34.6% are married
- 9.0% are divorced
- 21.3% are married with children
- 29.7% have children, but are single
Race in Philadelphia

- 34.9% are White
- 41.3% are Black
- 7.0% are Asian
- 0.2% are Native American
- 0.3% claim Other
- 14.1% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 2.0% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

  PeoplePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  1,596,865.0329,725,481.0
  52.4%50.5%
  47.6%49.5%
  34.838.4
 
  1,581,531.0326,569,308.0
  1,528,303.0309,327,143.0
  1,517,550.0285,036,114.0
  1,585,577.0251,960,433.0
  4.0%15.6%
  -0.5%30.8%
 
  11896.293.4
  134.2333531905.423
  8.466264836.791
 
  33.8%59.4%
  39.6%12.2%
  7.4%5.6%
  0.2%0.6%
  0.0%0.2%
  0.4%0.4%
  3.2%3.2%
  15.4%18.4%
 
  34.6%49.8%
  31.5%48.0%
  3.0%1.8%
  65.4%50.2%
  50.5%33.8%
  9.2%10.8%
  5.7%5.6%
 
  2.42.6
  646,608.0124,010,992.0
  347,858.080,755,759.0
  21.3%30.5%
  30.6%42.9%
  298,750.043,255,233.0
  28.8%15.8%
  19.4%10.8%
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Now the only reason some people disagree is because MONEY. If you live in “manayunk” (which I lived for 2 years) you can’t compare … you can’t compare your out skirt  More

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Over 3 years ago

do not go. do not travel to. Will charge you fees, anything - to pay for the mess that they made. Life long resident, born here as well. I'm Very sorry to say. Go  More

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Over 3 years ago

I'm actually grateful for the bad reviews because I purchased an amazing home here 3 years ago and couldn't be happier! I feel like if everyone was giving it 5 stars the  More

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