Philadelphia County, PA

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2019 Population
1.58M
0.00467% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
34.7
0.58% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
24.3%
2.08% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$47,474
2.94% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$183,200
9.24% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
724,956
1.51% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Philadelphia County, PA had a population of 1.58M people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $47,474. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Philadelphia County, PA declined from 1.58M to 1.58M, a −0.00467% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,116 to $47,474, a 2.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia County, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.2%), Other (Hispanic) (7.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.51%), and White (Hispanic) (4.84%). 24.1% of the households in Philadelphia County, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

93.3% of the residents in Philadelphia County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Philadelphia County, PA are Temple University (10,050 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Pennsylvania (9,724 degrees), and Drexel University (7,034 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Philadelphia County, PA was $183,200, and the homeownership rate was 52.3%. Most people in Philadelphia County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Philadelphia County, PA was 1 car per household.

About the photo: Independence Hall is where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It is now the centerpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Diversity

Philadelphia County, PA is home to a population of 1.58M people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 14.1% of Philadelphia County, PA residents were born outside of the country (223k people).

In 2019, there were 1.17 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (635k people) in Philadelphia County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 541k White (Non-Hispanic) and 124k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Philadelphia County, PA are Spanish (164,712 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (37,706 speakers), and Arabic (13,086 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia County, PA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    635k ± 5.48k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    541k ± 2.34k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    124k ± 10.9k
15.2%
Hispanic Population
241k people

In 2019, there were 1.17 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (635k people) in Philadelphia County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 541k White (Non-Hispanic) and 124k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.2% of the people in Philadelphia County, PA are hispanic (241k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Philadelphia County, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    164,712 speakers (11.1%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    37,706 speakers (2.55%)
  3. Arabic
    13,086 speakers (0.883%)

24.1% of Philadelphia County, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Philadelphia County, PA was Spanish. 11.1% of the overall population of Philadelphia County, PA are native Spanish speakers. 2.55% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.883% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
223k people
13.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
218k people

As of 2019, 14.1% of Philadelphia County, PA residents (223k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Philadelphia County, PA was 13.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Philadelphia County, PA was 34.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Philadelphia County, PA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Philadelphia County, PA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    91,951 ± 7,418 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,861 ± 6,608 people
  3. China
    65,984 ± 6,290 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 91,951 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,861 and China with 65,984.

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Citizenship

93.3%
2019 Citizenship
92.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.3% of Philadelphia County, PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Philadelphia County, PA was 92.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    19,272 ± 1,944
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    10,321 ± 2,126
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,500 ± 1,449

Philadelphia County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

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

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Philadelphia County, PA is $47,474. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Philadelphia County, PA was Census Tract 387 with a value of $143,646, followed by Census Tract 386 and Census Tract 367, with respective values of $133,036 and $132,545.

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,144. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Philadelphia County, PA employs 725k people. The largest industries in Philadelphia County, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (156,667 people), Educational Services (73,669 people), and Retail Trade (65,893 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,034), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,750), and Public Administration ($61,050).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,474
2019 value
± $1,609
2.94%
1 Year Growth
± 4.18%

Households in Philadelphia County, PA have a median annual income of $47,474, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,116 in 2018, which represents a 2.94% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,051
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,079
$54,144
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $847

In 2019, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $72,189 ± $38,209
  2. Asian
    $65,415 ± $3,847
  3. White
    $56,158 ± $698

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pennsylvania.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Philadelphia County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2019, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.746% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 387
  2. Census Tract 386
  3. Census Tract 367

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Philadelphia County, PA was Census Tract 387 with a value of $143,646, followed by Census Tract 386 and Census Tract 367, with respective values of $133,036 and $132,545.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Philadelphia County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Philadelphia County, PA (374k out of 1.54M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. 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. Black
    190,457 ± 3,650
  2. White
    102,500 ± 2,641
  3. Hispanic
    85,287 ± 2,422

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Philadelphia County, PA is Black, followed by White 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

725k
2019 Value
± 17,804
1.51%
1 Year growth
± 3.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Philadelphia County, PA grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 714k employees to 725k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Philadelphia County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (78,799 people), Sales & Related Occupations (65,044 people), and Management Occupations (58,591 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Philadelphia County, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Philadelphia County, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (78,799 people), Sales & Related Occupations (65,044 people), and Management Occupations (58,591 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Philadelphia County, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (1.99 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.7 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Philadelphia County, PA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($76,182), Legal Occupations ($73,275), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($72,951).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

725k
2019 Value
± 17,804
1.51%
1 Year growth
± 3.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Philadelphia County, PA grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 714k employees to 725k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Philadelphia County, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (156,667 people), Educational Services (73,669 people), and Retail Trade (65,893 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Philadelphia County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Philadelphia County, PA 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 County, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (156,667 people), Educational Services (73,669 people), and Retail Trade (65,893 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Philadelphia County, PA has an unusually high number of Health Care & Social Assistance (1.55 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.22 times), and Information (1.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Philadelphia County, PA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,034), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,750), and Public Administration ($61,050).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.1B
  2. $67.4B
  3. $60.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $85.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($67.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($60.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$703B
2018 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.28T
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
82.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.5B
  2. $75.7B
  3. $33.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $77.5B, followed by New Jersey with $75.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Philadelphia County, PA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 82.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (15.4%), followed by Other (2.1%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Philadelphia County, PA
82.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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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 Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Philadelphia County, PA awarded 41,306 degrees. The student population of Philadelphia County, PA is skewed towards women, with 59,729 male students and 83,269 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Philadelphia County, PA are White (20,717 and 56.7%), followed by Black or African American (5,255 and 14.4%), Asian (4,501 and 12.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (2,824 and 7.72%).

The largest universities in Philadelphia County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Temple University (10,050 and 24.3%), University of Pennsylvania (9,724 and 23.5%), and Drexel University (7,034 and 17%).

The most popular majors in Philadelphia County, PA are Registered Nursing (2,279 and 5.52%), General Business Administration & Management (1,576 and 3.82%), and General Finance (1,303 and 3.15%).

The median tuition costs in Philadelphia County, PA are $38,926 for private four year colleges, and $16,080 and $28,992 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,486 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 921 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 750 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Philadelphia County, PA was Registered Nursing with 1,486 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Philadelphia County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,050 degrees awarded
  2. 9,724 degrees awarded
  3. 7,034 degrees awarded
$16,080
Median In-State Public
$38,926
Median Private

In 2019, the Philadelphia County, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Temple University with 10,050 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

17,404
Degrees Awarded to Men
23,902
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 17,404 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Philadelphia County, PA, which is 0.728 times less than the 23,902 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Philadelphia County, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    20,717 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    5,255 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    4,501 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Philadelphia County, PA was White students. These 20,717 degrees mean that there were 3.94 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 5,255 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Philadelphia County, PA was $183,200 in 2019, which is 0.762 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $167,700 to $183,200, a 9.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Philadelphia County, PA is 52.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Philadelphia County, PA have an average commute time of 32.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Philadelphia County, PA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$183,200
2019 Median
± $5,034
$167,700
2018 Median
± $3,790

In 2019, the median property value in Philadelphia County, PA grew to to $183,200 from the previous year's value of $167,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Philadelphia County, PA 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 County, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,474
Median Household Income
± $1,609
620k
Number of Households
± 15,317

In 2019, the median household income of the 620k households in Philadelphia County, PA grew to $47,474 from the previous year's value of $46,116.

The following chart displays the households in Philadelphia County, PA 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Philadelphia County, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Philadelphia County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

52.3%
2019 Homeownership
52.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 52.3% of the housing units in Philadelphia County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Philadelphia County, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Philadelphia County, PA have a longer commute time (32.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 4.72% of the workforce in Philadelphia County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (48.8%)
  2. Public Transit (25.5%)
  3. Walked (8.54%)

In 2019, 48.8% of workers in Philadelphia County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (25.5%) and those who walked to work (8.54%).

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

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Philadelphia County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Philadelphia County, PA have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

91.9% of the population of Philadelphia County, PA has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 31.2% on Medicaid, 9.09% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.696% 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).

Primary care physicians in Philadelphia County, PA see 1388 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.21% decrease from the previous year (1449 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1233 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 367 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,388 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Philadelphia County, PA

Primary care physicians in Philadelphia County, PA see an average of 1,388 patients per year. This represents a 4.21% decrease from the previous year (1,449 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Philadelphia County, PA 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
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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.

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

8.12%
Uninsured
39%
Employer Coverage
31.2%
Medicaid
9.09%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0.696%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Philadelphia County, PA grew by 9.49% from 7.41% to 8.12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Philadelphia County, PA 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. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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