Philadelphia Demographics


  • Total Population1,569,657
  • Male Population(47.3 %) 742,412
  • Female Population(52.7 %) 827,245
  • Median Age34.10
There are currently 1,569,657 people living in Philadelphia. Out of the total population number, 742,412 are men and 827,245 are women. The median age for Philadelphia dwellers is 34.10.


  • White Collar553,917
  • Blue Collar111,848
There are currently 553,917 white-collar jobs and 111,848 blue-collar jobs in Philadelphia.


  • Total Households591,280
  • Family Households311,734
  • Non-family Households279,546
  • Households With Children156,979
  • Households Without Children434,301
  • Average People Per Household2.57
There are currently 591,280 households in Philadelphia. Out of this total, 311,734 are family households, 279,546 are non-family households, 156,979 are households with children and 434,301 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Philadelphia is 2.57.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School62,688
  • Some High School544,988
  • Some College235,338
  • Associate Degree64,350
  • Bachelors Degree186,286
  • Graduate Degree120,165
There are 62,688 people living in Philadelphia without a high school degree, 544,988 people with some high school degree and 235,338 people with a college degree. 64,350 people have an associate degree, 186,286 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 120,165 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married659,932
  • Married420,595
  • Separated42,829
  • Widowed80,663
  • Divorced116,408
659,932 of the people living in Philadelphia have never been married, while 420,595 are married and 42,829 are separated. A total of 80,663 people are widowed and 116,408 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$60,517
  • Median Household Income$40,649
  • Median Income Under 25$20,445
  • Median Income 25-44$47,790
  • Median Income 45-64$43,470
  • Median Income Over 65$29,206

The average household income for people living in Philadelphia is $60,517, while the median household income is $40,649. The median income in Philadelphia is $20,445 for those under 25, $47,790 for those aged 25 to 44, $43,470 for those aged 45 to 64, and $29,206 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.