Philadelphia, PA Population

By | June 27, 2019

Population: 1,517,550. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,463,281 (-3.6% change)
Males: 705,107 (46.5%), Females: 812,443 (53.5%)

The city of Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Pennsylvania, including top 10 cities by population and area of Pennsylvania.

Zip codes: 19102, 19103, 19104, 19106, 19107, 19108, 19111, 19112, 19113, 19114, 19115, 19116, 19118, 19119, 19120, 19121, 19122, 19123, 19124, 19125, 19126, 19127, 19128, 19129, 19130, 19131, 19132, 19133, 19134, 19135, 19136, 19137, 19138, 19139, 19140, 19141, 19142, 19143, 19144, 19145, 19146, 19147, 19148, 19149, 19150, 19151, 19152, 19153, 19154.

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $30,746
Median house value: $59,700

Races in Philadelphia:

  • Black (43.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (13.6%), Italian (9.2%), German (8.1%), Polish (4.3%), English (2.9%), United States (1.8%).

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 135.1 square miles

Map of Philadelphia, PA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Philadelphia

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Philadelphia city

  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

9.0% Foreign born (3.5% Asia, 2.7% Europe, 2.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -63,790 (-4.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Philadelphia:

  • ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER (YORK & TABOR RDS)
  • BELMONT CENTER FOR COMPREHENSIVE TREAT (4200 MONUMENT AVENUE)
  • CHESTNUT HILL HOSPITAL (8835 GERMANTOWN AVE)
  • CHESTNUT HILL REHAB HOSP (8601 STENTON AVE)
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA (34TH ST & CIVIC CENTER BLVD)
  • FAIRMOUNT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (561 FAIRTHORNE AVENUE)
  • FRANKFORD HOSPITAL (RED LION KNIGHTS RDS)
  • FRIENDS HOSPITAL (4641 ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD)
  • GIRARD MEDICAL CENTER (EIGHTH STREET AND GIRARD AVENUE)
  • HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (230 NORTH BROAD STREET)
  • HOSPITAL OF THE FOX CHASE CANCER CENTE (7701 BURHOLME AVENUE)
  • HOSPITAL OF UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA (34TH & SPRUCE STS)
  • JEANES HOSPITAL (7600 CENTRAL AVE)
  • KENSINGTON HOSPITAL (136 W DIAMOND STREET)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL PHILADELPHIA (6129 PALMETTO STREET)
  • KIRKBRIDE CENTER (111 N 49TH ST)
  • MAGEE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (SIX FRANKLIN PLAZA)
  • NAZARETH HOSPITAL (2601 HOLME AVE)
  • PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL,THE (800 SPRUCE STS)
  • PRESBYTERIAN-U OF PA MEDICAL CENTER (51 NORTH 39TH STREET)
  • ROXBOROUGH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (5800 RIDGE AVENUE)
  • ST AGNES MEDICAL CENTER (1900 S BROAD ST)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER’S HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN (3601 A STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (16TH STREET & GIRARD AVENUE)
  • TEMPLE EAST INC (FRANKFORD AVE & PALMER STREET)
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S MED CNTR (3509 NORTH BROAD STREET)
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (3401 N BROAD ST 400 CARNELL HALL)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (10TH AND WALNUT STREET)
  • WILLS EYE HOSPITAL (9TH WALNUT ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Philadelphia:

Other public-use airports nearest to Philadelphia:

Amtrak stations:

  • PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • NORTH PHILADELPHIA (2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Philadelphia:

  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 23,007; Location: 1801 N. BROAD STREET; Public; Website: WWW.TEMPLE.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (Full-time enrollment: 19,324; Location: 1 COLLEGE HALL 34TH AND SPRUCE STS; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.upenn.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 10,823; Location: 3141 CHESTNUT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.drexel.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA (Full-time enrollment: 8,794; Location: 1700 SPRING GARDEN ST; Public; Website: www.ccp.cc.pa.us)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,115; Location: 5600 CITY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sju.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • LA SALLE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,176; Location: 1900 W OLNEY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lasalle.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,714; Location: SCHOOLHOUSE LN AND HENRY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.philau.edu/registrar; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,198; Location: 245 N 15TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcphu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (Full-time enrollment: 2,138; Location: 1622 CHESTNUT STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS (Full-time enrollment: 1,980; Location: 320 S BROAD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uarts.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,836; Location: 1020 WALNUT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE SCIENCES IN PHILADELPHIA (Full-time enrollment: 1,783; Location: 600 S 43RD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.usip.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • HOLY FAMILY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,663; Location: GRANT AND FRANKFORD AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PEIRCE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,440; Location: 1420 PINE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.peirce.edu)
  • PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 1,386; Location: 4170 CITY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • DPT BUSINESS SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 1,126; Location: 11000 ROOSEVELT BLVD STE 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dptschool.com)
  • CHESTNUT HILL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,012; Location: 9601 GERMANTOWN AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.CHC.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • RESTAURANT SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 504; Location: 4207 WALNUT ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.therestaurantschool.com)
  • MOORE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 472; Location: 20TH AND THE PARKWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: moore.edu)
  • THOMPSON INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 411; Location: 3440 MARKET ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thompsoninstitute.org)

Biggest public high schools in Philadelphia:

  • NORTHEAST HS (Students: 3,468; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON GEORGE HS (Students: 2,700; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EDISON HS/FAREIRA SKILLS (Students: 2,578; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LINCOLN HS (Students: 2,472; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL HS (Students: 2,385; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OLNEY HS (Students: 2,333; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BARTRAM JOHN MAIN & BUSINESS (Students: 2,114; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANKFORD HS (Students: 2,026; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GRATZ SIMON HS (Students: 2,001; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OVERBROOK HS (Students: 1,998; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Philadelphia:

  • ABP RYAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,521; Location: 11201 ACADEMY ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • FATHER JUDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,376; Location: 3301 SOLLY AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • ST HUBERTS HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIR (Students: 1,238; Location: 7320 TORRESDALE AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • CARDINAL DOUGHERTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,081; Location: 6301 N 2ND STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • ST JOSEPH’S PREP SCHOOL (Students: 931; Location: 1733 W GIRARD AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • GERMANTOWN FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 900; Location: 31 WEST COULTER STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR (Students: 872; Location: 301 NORTH BROAD ST; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 864; Location: 13500 PHILMONT AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIG (Students: 854; Location: 4501 CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • NORTHEAST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 841; Location: 1842 EAST TORRESDALE AVE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Philadelphia:

  • LAMBERTON ROBERT E SCH (Students: 1,507; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CLEMENTE ROBERTO MS (Students: 1,317; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • EDMUNDS HENRY R SCH (Students: 1,293; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SPRUANCE GILBERT SCH (Students: 1,282; Grades: KG – 08)
  • COMMUNITY EDUCATION PARTNERS (Students: 1,270; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • WILSON WOODROW MS (Students: 1,249; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON GROVER JR SCH (Students: 1,245; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HARDING WARREN G MS (Students: 1,237; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ELKIN LEWIS SCH (Students: 1,221; Grades: KG – 04)
  • TILDEN WILLIAM T MS (Students: 1,212; Grades: 05 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Philadelphia:

  • ST MATTHEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,271; Location: 3040 COTTMAN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARTIN OF TOURS SCHOOL (Students: 1,240; Location: ROOSEVELT & SANGER; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST TIMOTHY (Students: 1,096; Location: 3033 LEVICK ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CECILIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 991; Location: 525 RHAWN STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF CALVARY SCHOOL (Students: 970; Location: 11023 KIPLING LANE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 942; Location: 13305 PROCTOR ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST WILLIAM (Students: 926; Location: 6238 RISING SUN AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 904; Location: 7360 JACKSON STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD SCHOO (Students: 896; Location: 2020 SHILMIRE AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANSELM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 861; Location: 12670 DUNKS FERRY ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Philadelphia:

  • FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA (Operating income: $65,973,434; Location: 1901 VINE ST; 4,968,698 books; 1,108,928 audio materials; 147,472 video materials; 15,938 serial subscriptions)