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Races in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in Philadelphia, PA (2009)

  • Black alone - 640,665 (41.4%)
  • White alone - 610,652 (39.5%)
  • Hispanic - 181,292 (11.7%)
  • Asian alone - 86,919 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19,689 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5,960 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2,031 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 88 (0.01%)

Races in Philadelphia, PA (2000)

  • Black alone - 646,123 (42.6%)
  • White alone - 644,395 (42.5%)
  • Hispanic - 128,928 (8.5%)
  • Asian alone - 67,119 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 24,726 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 2,856 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2,908 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 495 (0.03%)

2009 2000

Races in Pennsylvania (2009)

  • White alone - 10,177,758 (80.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,283,564 (10.2%)
  • Hispanic - 646,047 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 309,345 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 152,342 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 21,032 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 12,317 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,362 (0.02%)

Races in Pennsylvania (2000)

  • White alone - 10,322,455 (84.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,202,437 (9.8%)
  • Hispanic - 394,088 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 218,296 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 113,097 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 13,086 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 14,904 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,691 (0.02%)


English speakers - Total:

79.1% of residents of Philadelphia speak English at home.
9.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English less than very well).
11.4% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

88.0% of residents of Philadelphia speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English less than very well).
5.2% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

15.4% of residents of Philadelphia speak English at home.
80.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English less than very well).
4.0% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

17.4% of residents of Philadelphia speak English at home.
15.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English less than very well).
67.0% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English less than very well).


White - Speak only English
Native:

90.0% (520,794)
Foreign born:

11.8% (7,702)
White - Speak another language
Native:

10.0% (57,901)
Foreign born:

88.2% (57,599)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

96.3% (543,415)
Foreign born:

41.3% (17,062)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

3.7% (21,013)
Foreign born:

58.7% (24,254)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak only English
Native:

67.7% (1,895)
Foreign born:

29.0% (234)
American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

38.9% (1,090)
Foreign born:

59.5% (480)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

31.6% (7,498)
Foreign born:

7.1% (3,949)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

68.4% (16,236)
Foreign born:

92.9% (51,911)

Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander - Speak only English
Native:

51.9% (252)
Foreign born:

100.0% (7)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

19.5% (12,637)
Foreign born:

8.4% (1,031)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

80.5% (52,102)
Foreign born:

91.6% (11,261)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

81.7% (19,850)
Foreign born:

37.4% (993)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

18.3% (4,452)
Foreign born:

62.6% (1,662)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

95.0% (505,606)
Foreign born:

15.2% (7,595)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

5.0% (26,610)
Foreign born:

84.8% (42,220)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

28.2% (37,047)
Foreign born:

2.9% (819)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

71.8% (94,178)
Foreign born:

97.1% (27,306)

137,205 residents are foreign born , , (3.5% Asia2.7% Europe2.1% Latin America).

This city:  9.0%
Pennsylvania:  4.1%

Median age by place of birth - Philadelphia

Place of birth - Philadelphia
White / Caucasian

Place of birth - Philadelphia
Black or African American

Place of birth - Philadelphia
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Philadelphia
Asian

Place of birth - Philadelphia
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Philadelphia
Other race

Place of birth - Philadelphia
Two or more races

Place of birth - Philadelphia
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Philadelphia
Hispanic or Latino

Population born outside the United States - Philadelphia

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Philadelphia

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Philadelphia

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Philadelphia

Place of birth by age - Philadelphia

Marital status for White (Caucasian) population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

66.4% (5,678)
Unmarried:

33.6% (2,870)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

34.8% (58,922)
Unmarried:

65.2% (110,425)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 56.8%
  • Now married: 25.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 53.7%
  • Now married: 19.0%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

22.6% (1,954)
Unmarried:

77.4% (6,676)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

21.6% (38,020)
Unmarried:

78.4% (138,403)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 23.2%
  • Separated: 17.6%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

39.5% (392)
Unmarried:

60.2% (598)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 1.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

78.7% (1,268)
Unmarried:

21.3% (343)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

46.5% (11,489)
Unmarried:

53.5% (13,206)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 60.5%
  • Now married: 7.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 19.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 23.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 38.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (18)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (40)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 62.9%
  • Now married: 21.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 56.4%
  • Now married: 21.1%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

13.8% (243)
Unmarried:

86.2% (1,522)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

28.2% (7,248)
Unmarried:

71.8% (18,451)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 63.9%
  • Now married: 27.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 58.3%
  • Now married: 20.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

39.2% (96)
Unmarried:

60.8% (149)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

20.7% (1,480)
Unmarried:

79.3% (5,654)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 48.5%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

73.3% (4,641)
Unmarried:

26.7% (1,692)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

35.0% (54,187)
Unmarried:

65.0% (100,674)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 59.4%
  • Now married: 26.1%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 53.7%
  • Now married: 23.7%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

31.9% (1,280)
Unmarried:

68.1% (2,729)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

28.6% (13,087)
Unmarried:

71.4% (32,596)

Ancestries in Philadelphia
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 734,725 (48.4%)
  • Irish - 206,582 (13.6%)
  • Italian - 140,139 (9.2%)
  • German - 123,058 (8.1%)
  • Polish - 65,508 (4.3%)
  • English - 44,513 (2.9%)
  • United States - 27,843 (1.8%)
  • Russian - 26,375 (1.7%)
  • Subsaharan African - 24,682 (1.6%)
  • West Indian - 18,376 (1.2%)
  • Ukrainian - 15,665 (1.0%)
  • French - 11,316 (0.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 9,109 (0.6%)
  • Scottish - 8,323 (0.5%)
  • Hungarian - 5,848 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian - 5,681 (0.4%)
  • Dutch - 5,444 (0.4%)
  • Arab - 5,271 (0.3%)
  • Welsh - 4,922 (0.3%)
  • Greek - 4,414 (0.3%)
  • Swedish - 3,597 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese - 2,589 (0.2%)
  • Czech - 2,421 (0.2%)
  • Slovak - 2,388 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian - 2,201 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian - 1,994 (0.1%)
  • Swiss - 1,218 (0.08%)
  • Danish - 950 (0.06%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White: 586,893 (86.8%)
  • Black or African American: 565,990 (87.3%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 2,930 (82.4%)
  • Asian: 73,336 (86.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 367 (74.4%)
  • Other race: 72,947 (86.7%)
  • Two or more races: 25,568 (82.8%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 530,441 (87.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 148,004 (83.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 51,968 (7.7%)
  • Black or African American: 66,756 (10.3%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 435 (12.2%)
  • Asian: 5,953 (7.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 29 (5.9%)
  • Other race: 9,164 (10.9%)
  • Two or more races: 4,053 (13.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 40,871 (6.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23,556 (13.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White: 14,557 (2.2%)
  • Black or African American: 7,522 (1.2%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 79 (2.2%)
  • Asian: 671 (0.8%)
  • Other race: 162 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races: 116 (0.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 13,841 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1,097 (0.6%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White: 17,631 (2.6%)
  • Black or African American: 6,585 (1.0%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 135 (3.8%)
  • Asian: 3,317 (3.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 58 (11.8%)
  • Other race: 981 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races: 839 (2.7%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 16,113 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2,860 (1.6%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 5,068 (0.7%)
  • Black or African American: 1,173 (0.2%)
  • Asian: 1,708 (2.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 39 (7.9%)
  • Other race: 929 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races: 313 (1.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 3,950 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2,282 (1.3%)
Children Nativity - Philadelphia, PA
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 31,784 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 11,979 • Foreign born: 1,395 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 4,392 • Foreign born: 93 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 66,737 • Foreign born: 166 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 7,096 • Foreign born: 232 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 67,787 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 11,688 • Foreign born: 7,089 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 8,309 • Foreign born: 187 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 106,237 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 10,742 • Foreign born: 7,583 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 67,187
  • Europe: 36,785
  • Eastern Europe: 24,322
  • South Central Asia: 19,659
  • Eastern Asia: 16,410
  • Southern Europe: 5,616
  • Western Europe: 4,191
  • Northern Europe: 2,823
  • Europe, n.e.c.: 740

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • India: 13,948
  • China: 11,051
  • Ukraine: 7,785
  • Poland: 4,810
  • Russia: 4,670
  • Italy: 3,564
  • Albania: 3,152
  • Germany: 2,793
  • Korea: 2,776
  • Belarus: 1,432
  • Taiwan: 1,053
  • England: 1,003
  • Bangladesh: 963
  • Portugal: 887
  • Greece: 846
  • France: 788
  • Hong Kong: 719
  • Japan: 705
  • Ireland: 578
  • Romania: 531
  • Iran: 484
  • Czechoslovakia: 346
  • Yugoslavia: 343
  • Moldova: 300
  • Other Eastern Europe: 287
  • Spain: 287
  • Hungary: 278
  • Netherlands: 267
  • Latvia: 210
  • Serbia: 199
  • Lithuania: 166
  • Scotland: 156
  • Afghanistan: 152
  • Sweden: 143
  • Bulgaria: 125
  • Austria: 110
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 92
  • Belgium: 88
  • Switzerland: 79
  • Croatia: 43
  • Denmark: 37
  • Macedonia: 12
  • Other Northern Europe: 7
  • Norway: 3

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

43.0% (1,054)
60 years and over:

57.0% (1,395)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

29.6% (1,913)
60 years and over:

70.4% (4,555)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

71.2% (8,520)
60 years and over:

28.8% (3,440)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

48.8% (5,955)
60 years and over:

51.2% (6,249)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - American Indian / Alaska Native:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

70.3% (97)
60 years and over:

29.7% (41)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

100.0% (71)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Asian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

85.4% (880)
60 years and over:

14.6% (150)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

43.7% (842)
60 years and over:

56.3% (1,083)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

85.6% (675)
60 years and over:

14.4% (114)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

62.5% (980)
60 years and over:

37.5% (589)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Two or more races:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

61.2% (143)
60 years and over:

30.5% (71)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

45.3% (209)
60 years and over:

52.9% (244)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

40.6% (954)
60 years and over:

59.4% (1,395)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

28.3% (1,603)
60 years and over:

71.7% (4,071)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

80.5% (969)
60 years and over:

19.5% (234)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

58.8% (1,903)
60 years and over:

41.2% (1,333)

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