In 2020, Philadelphia County, PA had a population of 1.58M people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $49,127. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Philadelphia County, PA grew from 1.58M to 1.58M, a 0.156% increase and its median household income grew from $45,927 to $49,127, a 6.97% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia County, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.36%), Other (Hispanic) (6.86%), and White (Hispanic) (5.2%).
None of the households in Philadelphia County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
93.1% of the residents in Philadelphia County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Philadelphia County, PA are Temple University (10,447 degrees awarded in 2020), University of Pennsylvania (9,958 degrees), and Drexel University (6,783 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Philadelphia County, PA was $171,600, and the homeownership rate was 52.8%.
Most people in Philadelphia County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Philadelphia County, PA was 1 car per household.
Philadelphia County, PA borders Burlington County, NJ, Camden County, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Bucks County, PA, Delaware County, PA, and Montgomery County, PA.