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Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,200 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$183,200
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,400 - $280,500

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $304,242
Here:

$304,242
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $202,635
Here:

$202,635
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $236,081
Here:

$236,081
State:

$189,304

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $322,344
Here:

$322,344
State:

$200,358

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $452,807
Here:

$452,807
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $63,665
Here:

$63,665
State:

$62,605

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,319
Here:

$39,319
State:

$133,340

Philadelphia,PA index of house prices

Total population: 1,560,297 (Urban population: 1,517,550, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 691,653 (619,505 occupied: 323,722 owner occupied, 295,783 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

32%

Housing density: 5,120 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $133,862.

Median contract rent in 2019: $906 (lower quartile is $667, upper quartile is $1,220)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,001


Median gross rent in Philadelphia, PA in 2019: $1,079

Housing units in Philadelphia with a mortgage: 191,038 (3,851 second mortgage, 16,263 home equity loan, 815 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 132,684

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,496

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,785

Median monthly housing costs: $1,018


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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1945

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,584,064
  • Male householders: 257,254 (95,369 living alone), Female householders: 362,251 (128,435 living alone)
  • 174,092 spouses (170,420 opposite-sex spouses), 48,066 unmarried partners, (44,184 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 447,976 children (427,315 natural, 6,233 adopted, 14,428 stepchildren), 68,962 grandchildren, 26,566 brothers or sisters, 29,581 parents, 2,764 foster children, 39,477 other relatives, 79,486 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 47,589

Size of family households: 141,515 2-persons, 85,605 3-persons, 57,528 4-persons, 33,519 5-persons, 9,925 6-persons, 10,760 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 223,804 1-person, 46,647 2-persons, 6,302 3-persons, 2,280 4-persons, 840 5-persons, 396 6-persons, 384 7-or-more-persons.

125,946 married couples with children.
147,540 single-parent households (26,860 men, 120,680 women).

75.9% of residents of Philadelphia speak English at home.
11.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
5.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 221,462 (14.0%)
(52.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2,596no bedroom
  • 11,1891 bedroom
  • 48,3772 bedrooms
  • 202,5713 bedrooms
  • 44,0394 bedrooms
  • 14,9505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 21,779no bedroom
  • 89,2261 bedroom
  • 83,2152 bedrooms
  • 85,1633 bedrooms
  • 11,5544 bedrooms
  • 4,8465+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Philadelphia in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Philadelphia in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 55,566no vehicle
  • 151,9271 vehicle
  • 87,5192 vehicles
  • 22,5063 vehicles
  • 4,3594 vehicles
  • 1,8455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Philadelphia in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Philadelphia in renter-occupied apartments
  • 126,587no vehicle
  • 122,8551 vehicle
  • 40,0452 vehicles
  • 4,4583 vehicles
  • 1,0574 vehicles
  • 7815+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2,1551 room
  • 2,4742 rooms
  • 9,9143 rooms
  • 26,7834 rooms
  • 44,3175 rooms
  • 109,4536 rooms
  • 64,3657 rooms
  • 29,3688 rooms
  • 34,8939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 20,0351 room
  • 28,9332 rooms
  • 66,3113 rooms
  • 54,6844 rooms
  • 44,7385 rooms
  • 46,4246 rooms
  • 19,6697 rooms
  • 8,7928 rooms
  • 6,1979+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Philadelphia, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Philadelphia, PA in 2019
  • 75,634Less than $10,000
  • 70,310$10,000 to $19,999
  • 59,778$20,000 to $29,999
  • 63,321$30,000 to $39,999
  • 50,909$40,000 to $49,999
  • 48,269$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53,007$60,000 to $74,999
  • 66,656$75,000 to $99,999
  • 40,248$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24,846$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31,453$150,000 to $199,999
  • 35,074$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Philadelphia, PA

  • Distribution of house value in Philadelphia, PA in 2019
  • 2,005Less than $10,000
  • 1,000$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,107$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,032$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,484$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,012$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,313$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7,553$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9,229$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10,418$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8,561$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15,895$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10,589$90,000 to $99,999
  • 30,126$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18,684$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32,351$150,000 to $174,999
  • 22,897$175,000 to $199,999
  • 46,725$200,000 to $249,999
  • 30,849$250,000 to $299,999
  • 31,883$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13,053$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14,877$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4,504$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,771$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 611$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,193$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Philadelphia, PA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Philadelphia, PA in 2019
  • 4,212Less than $100
  • 2,688$100 to $149
  • 3,837$150 to $199
  • 8,401$200 to $249
  • 4,740$250 to $299
  • 3,234$300 to $349
  • 3,654$350 to $399
  • 5,220$400 to $449
  • 5,078$450 to $499
  • 7,191$500 to $549
  • 6,715$550 to $599
  • 12,311$600 to $649
  • 13,622$650 to $699
  • 14,612$700 to $749
  • 14,241$750 to $799
  • 32,228$800 to $899
  • 34,202$900 to $999
  • 45,156$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24,597$1,250 to $1,499
  • 23,660$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10,505$2,000 to $2,499
  • 3,967$2,500 to $2,999
  • 2,652$3,000 to $3,499
  • 1,214$3,500 or more
  • 7,846No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.9%
Number of people working at home: 36,369 (5.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14,269
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 31,134
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 54,006
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 72,622
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 76,740
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 45,212
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 120,657
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 24,723
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 41,479
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 88,821
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 73,362
  • 90 or more minutes: 31,870
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Philadelphia

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 396,098 (49.1%)
  • Carpooled: 59,081 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 99,456 (12.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 64,493 (8.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 49,726 (6.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 13,189 (1.6%)
  • Ferryboat: 34 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 13,292 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 14,032 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 60,631 (7.5%)
  • Worked at home: 36,369 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.9%Males
  • 9.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 0.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.8%Males
  • 18.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 6.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 72,3602010 or later
  • 64,2762000 to 2009
  • 42,6271990 to 1999
  • 36,5631980 to 1989
  • 15,7001970 to 1979
  • 21,318Before 1970
Ancestries in Philadelphia, PA

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 43,714 (4.5%)
  • Italian: 39,862 (4.1%)
  • African: 18,664 (1.9%)
  • American: 15,886 (1.6%)
  • German: 15,506 (1.6%)
  • Polish: 14,763 (1.5%)
  • Haitian: 11,091 (1.1%)
  • European: 10,388 (1.1%)
  • Jamaican: 9,174 (0.9%)
  • Russian: 7,188 (0.7%)
  • English: 5,563 (0.6%)
  • Albanian: 5,354 (0.5%)
  • West Indian: 4,664 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 4,123 (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 4,032 (0.4%)
  • Brazilian: 3,859 (0.4%)
  • Nigerian: 3,682 (0.4%)
  • Ethiopian: 2,287 (0.2%)
  • Liberian: 2,246 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 2,069 (0.2%)
  • Arab: 1,978 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 1,743 (0.2%)
  • French: 1,664 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 1,564 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 1,523 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 1,429 (0.1%)
  • Scottish: 1,414 (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 1,355 (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 1,317 (0.1%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 1,298 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 1,150 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 1,118 (0.1%)
  • British: 1,035 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 1,014 (0.1%)
  • Ghanaian: 993 (0.1%)
  • Palestinian: 848 (0.09%)
  • Romanian: 799 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 738 (0.08%)
  • Turkish: 729 (0.07%)
  • Dutch: 712 (0.07%)
  • Swedish: 700 (0.07%)
  • Austrian: 635 (0.06%)
  • Canadian: 625 (0.06%)
  • Hungarian: 609 (0.06%)
  • Bahamian: 588 (0.06%)
  • Slavic: 568 (0.06%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 561 (0.06%)
  • Serbian: 555 (0.06%)
  • French Canadian: 473 (0.05%)
  • Syrian: 456 (0.05%)
  • Welsh: 450 (0.05%)
  • Israeli: 426 (0.04%)
  • Guyanese: 419 (0.04%)
  • Croatian: 396 (0.04%)
  • Armenian: 388 (0.04%)
  • Slovak: 369 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 350 (0.04%)
  • Iraqi: 319 (0.03%)
  • Yugoslavian: 318 (0.03%)
  • Finnish: 313 (0.03%)
  • Sudanese: 252 (0.03%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 244 (0.02%)
  • Danish: 231 (0.02%)
  • Northern European: 185 (0.02%)
  • Afghan: 173 (0.02%)
  • Scandinavian: 125 (0.01%)
  • Barbadian: 125 (0.01%)
  • South African: 117 (0.01%)
  • Bulgarian: 102 (0.01%)
  • Cypriot: 97 (0.01%)
  • Jordanian: 83 (0.01%)
  • Macedonian: 81 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 78 (0.01%)
  • Soviet Union: 77 (0.01%)
  • British West Indian: 56 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Philadelphia:

11.2% (24,827)
Pennsylvania:

7.2% (63,920)

Dominican Republic
Philadelphia:

8.2% (18,234)
Pennsylvania:

7.9% (70,235)

India
Philadelphia:

5.7% (12,608)
Pennsylvania:

11.0% (98,016)

Vietnam
Philadelphia:

5.1% (11,387)
Pennsylvania:

3.0% (26,483)

Jamaica
Philadelphia:

4.1% (9,031)
Pennsylvania:

2.3% (20,789)

Haiti
Philadelphia:

2.8% (6,283)
Pennsylvania:

1.8% (15,896)

Mexico
Philadelphia:

2.8% (6,174)
Pennsylvania:

6.0% (53,756)

Cambodia
Philadelphia:

2.7% (5,926)
Pennsylvania:

1.0% (8,868)

Pakistan
Philadelphia:

2.7% (5,893)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% (14,495)

Brazil
Philadelphia:

2.5% (5,448)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% (12,179)

Korea
Philadelphia:

2.4% (5,354)
Pennsylvania:

3.6% (31,880)

Colombia
Philadelphia:

2.3% (5,080)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% (14,302)

Albania
Philadelphia:

2.2% (4,935)
Pennsylvania:

0.7% (6,599)

Ukraine
Philadelphia:

1.9% (4,222)
Pennsylvania:

1.8% (15,831)

Philippines
Philadelphia:

1.8% (4,061)
Pennsylvania:

2.3% (20,420)

Guatemala
Philadelphia:

1.8% (4,053)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% (14,368)

Liberia
Philadelphia:

1.7% (3,840)
Pennsylvania:

0.9% (8,297)

Nigeria
Philadelphia:

1.6% (3,473)
Pennsylvania:

1.1% (10,211)

Russia
Philadelphia:

1.5% (3,397)
Pennsylvania:

1.7% (15,004)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,019,424
  • Other state: 277,398
  • Northeast: 125,356
  • Midwest: 23,866
  • South: 105,455
  • West: 22,721

85.6% of Philadelphia residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41.7% lived in Pennsylvania.


Philadelphia:

85.6%
State average:

87.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9,805
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3,180
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6,242
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8,412
  • 9th grade: 5,751
  • 10th grade: 12,133
  • 11th grade: 15,545
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12,969
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 166,977
  • Less than 1 year of college: 22,853
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 58,792
  • Associate degree: 24,421
  • Bachelor's degree: 95,247
  • Master's degree: 32,209
  • Professional school degree: 16,552
  • Doctorate degree: 8,853
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9,873
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4,470
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,802
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8,140
  • 9th grade: 6,768
  • 10th grade: 13,074
  • 11th grade: 17,749
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14,414
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 186,731
  • Less than 1 year of college: 24,290
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 73,188
  • Associate degree: 40,187
  • Bachelor's degree: 100,525
  • Master's degree: 61,396
  • Professional school degree: 12,948
  • Doctorate degree: 9,945
Educational Attainment for Females
Philadelphia marital status for males
Philadelphia marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 54,388
  • One, attached: 398,068
  • Two: 50,794
  • 3 or 4: 42,057
  • 5 to 9: 27,425
  • 10 to 19: 19,561
  • 20 to 49: 24,273
  • 50 or more: 73,032
  • Mobile homes: 1,858
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 197

Median worth of mobile homes: $63,200

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 3.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 3.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Philadelphia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Philadelphia, PA
  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Philadelphia, PA
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25,485
Here:

17.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15,563
Here:

22.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49,350
Here:

53.5%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability