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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 134.1 square miles
Population Density 11,379.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 1,553,165
Population change 1.8%
Under 5 years of age 7%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 12.4%
Females 52.7%
White 45.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 13.3
Asian 6.9%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 44.2%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.9%
Veterans 74,487
Households and Housing
Households 580,017
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.8%
Median household income $37,192
The per capita income $22,279
Live below the poverty line. 26.5%
housing units 667,571
Multi-unit structures 33%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $142,500
Residents owning their homes. 53.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 88,140
Women-owned firms 31.8%
Asian-owned firms 9.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 7.8%
Black-owned firms 22.5%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.1%
Retail sales $11,167,787
Retail sales per capita $7,299
Manufacturers shipments $18,069,415
Merchant wholesaler sales $11,566,105