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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 1,517,550
  • Males: 705,267
  • Females: 812,283

Ethnicity:

  • White: 645,973
  • Black/African American: 644,409
  • Hispanic: 128,300
  • Native American/Eskimo: 3,397
  • Asian: 64,509
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 698
  • Other: 2,554
  • 2 or more: 27,710

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (1,168,465)
  2. Spanish (110,500)
  3. Italian (14,720)
  4. Chinese (13,320)
  5. Russian (13,255)

Top 8 Countries of Origin for Immigrants (pop. > 5000)

Total Reported: 137,205

  1. Vietnam (11,533)
  2. Ukraine (8,326)
  3. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8,212)
  4. India (7,610)
  5. Jamaica (6,994)
  6. Italy (6,097)
  7. Russia (5,275)
  8. Korea (5,209)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (491,652)
  2. Jewish Estimate (86,600)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (43,989)
  4. Muslim Estimate (42,397)
  5. United Methodist Church, The (19,411)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 650,192
    • Sensory: 51,463
    • Physical: 151,250
    • Mental: 91,582
    • Self-care: 56,084
    • Go outside home: 146,619
    • Employment: 150,323

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 21,123

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 590,071
    • Utility gas: 469,590
    • Bottled or LP gas: 9,064
    • Electricity: 51,336
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 54,975
    • Coal or Coke: 148
    • Wood: 170
    • Solar Energy: 85
    • Other fuel: 2,563
    • No fuel used: 2,140

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 910,764
    • No vehicle: 302,793
    • 1 or more vehicle: 607,971

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 17,553
    • No High School: 55,064
    • Some High School: 205,473
    • High School: 322,059
    • Some College: 150,413
    • Associate's Degree: 42,994
    • College Degree: 99,936
    • Master's Degree: 44,345
    • Professional Degree: 19,114
    • Doctoral Degree: 9,246

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 590,071
    • Owners with phone: 344,974
    • Owners without phone: 4,677
    • Renters with phone: 230,203
    • Renters without phone: 10,217

    10 closest counties:

    1. Camden County, New Jersey
    2. Delaware County, Pennsylvania
    3. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
    4. Gloucester County, New Jersey
    5. Bucks County, Pennsylvania
    6. Burlington County, New Jersey
    7. Salem County, New Jersey
    8. Mercer County, New Jersey
    9. Chester County, Pennsylvania
    10. New Castle County, Delaware

    FBOs

    • National Baptist Convention/ White Rock Baptist Church Office: 5240 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia - 215-474-5785 fax: | www.nationalbaptist.com
      African Baptist Community
    • City of Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health, Steps to a Healthier US: A Community-Focused Asthma, Diabetes, and Obesity Initiative: 1101 Market Street, Philadelphia - 215-685-5652 fax: 215-685-5666 |
      Approximately 331,281 African American and Blacks, 23,962 Asians, 24,983 Hispanic/Latino, and 108,907 annually served.
    • Women's Christian Alliance/HIV/STD Prevention Program/1999-2003: 1610-12 North Broad Street, Philadelphia - 215-236-2665 fax: 215-236-9808 |
      Service African Americans, Hispanics, Causians (Other)

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    19019, 19092, 19093, 19099, 19101, 19102, 19103, 19104, 19105, 19106, 19107, 19108, 19109, 19110, 19111, 19112, 19114, 19115, 19116, 19118, 19119, 19120, 19121, 19122, 19123, 19124, 19125, 19126, 19127, 19128, 19129, 19130, 19131, 19132, 19133, 19134, 19135, 19136, 19137, 19138, 19139, 19140, 19141, 19142, 19143, 19144, 19145, 19146, 19147, 19148, 19149, 19150, 19151, 19152, 19153, 19154, 19155, 19160, 19161, 19162, 19170, 19171, 19172, 19173, 19175, 19177, 19178, 19179, 19181, 19182, 19183, 19184, 19185, 19187, 19188, 19191, 19192, 19193, 19194, 19196, 19197, 19244, 19255

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWSI ( TV) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WPVI-TV (82 TV) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WHYY-TV (204 TV) PHILDELPHIA, PA
    • WPHL-TV (488 TV) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WYBE (596 TV) PHILDAELPHIA, PA
    • WGTW-TV (674 TV) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WXPH (88.1 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WXPN (88.5 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WRTI (90.1 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WRTL (90.7 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WRTY (91.1 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WRTQ (91.3 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • KSUI (91.7 FM) IOWA CITY, PA
    • WJAZ (91.7 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WKDU (91.7 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WRTX (91.7 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WUSL (98.9 FM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WPHE (690 AM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • WSUI (910 AM) IOWA CITY, PA
    • WDAS (1480 AM) PHILADELPHIA, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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