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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia - Local
County: Philadelphia County
Local Area Code: 215  Time Zone: Eastern  DST: Y
Location: (by ZIP) 39.951659 N, 75.144608 W
Population: (2000 census) = 1,517,550 (city)   

Philadelphia is located 94.5 miles ( 152 km )
--- heading 103o (east-southeast) from Harrisburg


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Population Data


Subject

Number

Percent

 

 

 

Total population

1,517,550

100.0

 

 

 

GENDER AND AGE

 

 

Male

705,107

46.5

Female

812,443

53.5

 

 

 

Under 5 years

98,161

6.5

5 to 9 years

112,111

7.4

10 to 14 years

112,726

7.4

15 to 19 years

110,701

7.3

20 to 24 years

117,609

7.7

25 to 34 years

224,864

14.8

35 to 44 years

219,910

14.5

45 to 54 years

182,530

12.0

55 to 59 years

67,280

4.4

60 to 64 years

57,936

3.8

65 to 74 years

107,048

7.1

75 to 84 years

79,335

5.2

85 years and over

27,339

1.8

 

 

 

Median age (years)

34.2

-

 

 

 

18 years and over

1,134,081

74.7

Male

510,257

33.6

Female

623,824

41.1

21 years and over

1,058,316

69.7

62 years and over

247,867

16.3

65 years and over

213,722

14.1

Male

79,821

5.3

Female

133,901

8.8

 

 

 

RACE

 

 

One race

1,483,976

97.8

White

683,267

45.0

Black or African American

655,824

43.2

American Indian and Alaska Native

4,073

0.3

Asian

67,654

4.5

Asian Indian

12,819

0.8

Chinese

17,783

1.2

Filipino

4,012

0.3

Japanese

1,216

0.1

Korean

6,556

0.4

Vietnamese

11,608

0.8

Other Asian 1

13,660

0.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

729

0.0

Native Hawaiian

183

0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

121

0.0

Samoan

157

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

268

0.0

Some other race

72,429

4.8

Two or more races

33,574

2.2

 

 

 

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

 

 

White

703,584

46.4

Black or African American

672,162

44.3

American Indian and Alaska Native

10,835

0.7

Asian

74,435

4.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

2,359

0.2

Some other race

90,441

6.0

 

 

 

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

 

 

Total population

1,517,550

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

128,928

8.5

Mexican

6,220

0.4

Puerto Rican

91,527

6.0

Cuban

2,730

0.2

Other Hispanic or Latino

28,451

1.9

Not Hispanic or Latino

1,388,622

91.5

White alone

644,395

42.5

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIP

 

 

Total population

1,517,550

100.0

In households

1,462,819

96.4

Householder

590,071

38.9

Spouse

189,291

12.5

Child

453,578

29.9

Own child under 18 years

309,461

20.4

Other relatives

139,386

9.2

Under 18 years

64,201

4.2

Nonrelatives

90,493

6.0

Unmarried partner

35,229

2.3

In group quarters

54,731

3.6

Institutionalized population

20,411

1.3

Noninstitutionalized population

34,320

2.3

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

 

 

Total households

590,071

100.0

Family households (families)

352,331

59.7

With own children under 18 years

162,905

27.6

Married-couple family

189,291

32.1

With own children under 18 years

79,879

13.5

Female householder, no husband present

131,332

22.3

With own children under 18 years

69,731

11.8

Nonfamily households

237,740

40.3

Householder living alone

199,515

33.8

Householder 65 years and over

70,017

11.9

 

 

 

Households with individuals under 18 years

195,468

33.1

Households with individuals 65 years and over

159,463

27.0

 

 

 

Average household size

2.48

-

Average family size

3.22

-

 

 

 

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

 

 

Total housing units

661,958

100.0

Occupied housing units

590,071

89.1

Vacant housing units

71,887

10.9

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

1,790

0.3

 

 

 

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

1.9

-

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

7

-

 

 

 

HOUSING TENURE

 

 

Occupied housing units

590,071

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

349,633

59.3

Renter-occupied housing units

240,438

40.7

 

 

 

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.65

-

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

2.23

-

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census Data

Local Sites
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  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • www.ppdonline.org
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  • www.gophila.com
  • www.philart.net

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    Pennsylvania Profile
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    Name = Pennsylvania
    Abbr = PA
    Cap. = Harrisburg
    Pop. = 12,281,054
    Statehood = Dec. 12, 1787
    Web = www.pa.gov
    Land Area = 44,817 sq.mi.
    Highest Point = Mt Davis (3,213ft.)
    Lowest Point = Delaware River
    (Sea Level)

    Area Code(s) = 215 267 412 
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    Governor
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