Philadelphia, PA Population

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%)

Philadelphia County

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

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)

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