Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
6.1M
0.00413% 1-year growth
Median Age
38.8

Poverty Rate
12.6%

Median Household Income
$70,747
3.17% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$256,400
2.19% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3.02M
1.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD had a population of 6.1M people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $70,747. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD grew from 6.1M to 6.1M, a 0.00413% increase and its median household income grew from $68,572 to $70,747, a 3.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.03%), White (Hispanic) (4.62%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.59%). 16.5% of the people in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD speak a non-English language, and 95% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are Temple University (9,383 degrees awarded in 2017), University of Pennsylvania (9,234 degrees), and Drexel University (7,679 degrees).

The median property value in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is $256,400, and the homeownership rate is 66.6%. Most people in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.37%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Casey Jr., Pat Toomey, Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, Tom Carper, Chris Coons, Ben Cardin, and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is currently represented by N/A N/A in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland
52.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland
  1. 88.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 84.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 18, 2006
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who was appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.
Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010

Bob Casey Jr., Pat Toomey, Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, Tom Carper, Chris Coons, Ben Cardin, and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from N/A

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Diversity

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is home to a population of 6.1M people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2018, 10.7% of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD residents were born outside of the country (653k people).

In 2018, there were 3.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.73M people) in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.24M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 368k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are Spanish (392,706 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (74,243 speakers), and Russian (29,843 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.73M ± 3.63k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.24M ± 7.32k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    368k ± 5.27k
9.71%
Hispanic Population
592k people

In 2018, there were 3.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.73M people) in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.24M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 368k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.71% of the people in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are hispanic (592k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    392,706 speakers (6.84%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    74,243 speakers (1.29%)
  3. Russian
    29,843 speakers (0.52%)

16.5% of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was Spanish. 6.84% of the overall population of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are native Spanish speakers. 1.29% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.52% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
653k people
10.5%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
639k people

As of 2018, 10.7% of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD residents (653k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was 10.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    419,221 ± 28,032 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    298,140 ± 22,089 people
  3. Mexico
    208,063 ± 21,010 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware was India, the natal country of 419,221 Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 298,140 and Mexico with 208,063.

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Citizenship

95%
2018 Citizenship
95%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 95% of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    102,879 ± 3,935
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    49,342 ± 3,890
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    32,627 ± 3,172

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is $70,747. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was Somerset County, NJ with a value of $121,378, followed by Howard County, MD and Morris County, NJ, with respective values of $116,984 and $112,288.

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,119. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,578. The income inequality in New Jersey is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD employs 3.02M people. The largest industries in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (499,774 people), Retail Trade (326,459 people), and Educational Services (312,985 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,773), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,996), and Finance & Insurance ($70,782).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,747
2018 value
± $670
3.17%
1 Year Growth
± 1.55%

Households in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD have a median annual income of $70,747, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,572 in 2017, which represents a 3.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,779
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,106
$52,119
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $786
$89,489
Average Male Salary in New Jersey
± $1,731
$65,578
Average Female Salary in New Jersey
± $1,240
$65,937
Average Male Salary in Delaware
± $3,944
$55,013
Average Female Salary in Delaware
± $3,554

In 2018, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.34 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in New Jersey made 1.36 times more than female employees.

Full-time male employees in Delaware made 1.2 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Delaware
  1. Asian
    $89,980 ± $20,891
  2. White
    $53,149 ± $2,670
  3. Black
    $44,448 ± $3,995
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New Jersey
  1. Asian
    $86,392 ± $3,381
  2. White
    $72,755 ± $1,266
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,823 ± $4,874
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maryland
  1. Asian
    $73,898 ± $4,155
  2. White
    $72,025 ± $1,476
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $67,828 ± $52,050

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Delaware workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.69 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Delaware.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Jersey workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Jersey.

The highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maryland.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.472
2017 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.493
2018 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2017 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2017 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2018, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.472% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 and income inequality had a 0.0656% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

The income inequality in Maryland was 0.461 and income inequality had a 0.0831% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was Somerset County, NJ with a value of $121,378, followed by Howard County, MD and Morris County, NJ, with respective values of $116,984 and $112,288.

The following map shows all of the counties in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (748k out of 5.92M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    314,970 ± 4,220
  2. Black
    294,415 ± 4,192
  3. Hispanic
    150,915 ± 3,144

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.02M
2018 Value
± 29,158
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 1.34%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 2.97M employees to 3.02M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (361,752 people), Management Occupations (311,903 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (294,792 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (361,752 people), Management Occupations (311,903 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (294,792 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.49 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.37 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($82,323), Management Occupations ($82,234), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,523).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.02M
2018 Value
± 29,158
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 1.34%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 2.97M employees to 3.02M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (499,774 people), Retail Trade (326,459 people), and Educational Services (312,985 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, though some of these residents may live in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (499,774 people), Retail Trade (326,459 people), and Educational Services (312,985 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.44 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.41 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,773), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,996), and Finance & Insurance ($70,782).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $137B
  2. $121B
  3. $87.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $137B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($121B) and Electronics ($87.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B
2015 Value in Pennsylvania
$954B
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
54.4% growth
$180B
2015 Value in Maryland
$243B
Projected 2045 Value in Maryland
35.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Maryland trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $243B by 2045.

Total outbound Delaware trade was $45.8B. This is expected to increase 75.9% to $80.6B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $139B
  2. $53.7B
  3. $50.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $139B, followed by Ohio with $53.7B and Virginia and $50.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD awarded 100,077 degrees. The student population of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is skewed towards women, with 158,442 male students and 212,690 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are White (56,333 and 60.6%), followed by Black or African American (13,823 and 14.9%), Unknown (6,952 and 7.48%), and Asian (6,750 and 7.27%).

The largest universities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD by number of degrees awarded are Temple University (9,383 and 9.38%), University of Pennsylvania (9,234 and 9.23%), and Drexel University (7,679 and 7.67%).

The most popular majors in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are General Business Administration & Management (4,887 and 4.88%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (4,301 and 4.3%), and Registered Nursing (4,176 and 4.17%).

The median tuition costs in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are $34,531 for private four year colleges, and $11,619 and $21,402 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,844 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2,073 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2,042 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was Registered Nursing with 2,844 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,383 degrees awarded
  2. 9,234 degrees awarded
  3. 7,679 degrees awarded
$11,619
Median In-State Public
$34,531
Median Private

In 2017, the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was Temple University with 9,383 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

42,018
Degrees Awarded to Men
58,059
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 42,018 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, which is 0.724 times less than the 58,059 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    56,333 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    13,823 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    6,952 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD were to White students. These 56,333 degrees mean that there were 4.08 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 13,823 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was $256,400 in 2018, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $250,900 to $256,400, a 2.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is 66.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$256,400
2018 Median
± $2,302
$250,900
2017 Median
± $2,402

In 2018, the median property value in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD grew to to $256,400 from the previous year's value of $250,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$70,747
Median Household Income
± $670
2.29M
Number of Households
± 23,008

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.29M households in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD grew to $70,747 from the previous year's value of $68,572.

The following chart displays the households in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%
2018 Homeownership
66.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.6% of the housing units in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    72.3%
  2. Public Transit
    9.82%
  3. Carpooled
    7.25%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD was Drove Alone (72.3%), followed by those who Public Transit (9.82%) and those who Carpooled (7.25%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

94.8% of the population of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.846% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania
1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey
1,403 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delaware

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

Primary care physicians in Delaware see an average of 1,403 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (1,382 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$10,254
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Delaware

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

Personal health care spending per capita in Delaware (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5%, from $9,766 to $10,254.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.17%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.846%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD N/A by N/A from N/A% to 5.17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 16% prevalence
  2. 15.8% prevalence
  3. 13.7% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland by county over multiple years.

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