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Population Demographics for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population1,526,006100
Black or African American661,83943
Hispanic or Latino187,61112
Some Other Race90,7315
Two or More Races43,0702
American Indian6,996Below 1%
Three or more races4,353Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander744Below 1%
Native Hawaiian203Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population719,813806,1931,526,006
Black or African American299,344362,495661,839
Hispanic or Latino93,12794,484187,611
Some Other Race45,52445,20790,731
Two or More Races20,17022,90043,070
American Indian3,3843,6126,996
Three or more races1,8702,4834,353
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander377367744
Native Hawaiian86117203

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Philadelphia

Total Population:1,526,006
Male Population:719,813
Female Population:806,193

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Philadelphia

Both sexes33

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Philadelphia

Total Population:1,468,623
Male Population:687,729
Under 5 years:50,911
5 to 9 years:46,182
10 to 14 years:45,963
15 to 17 years:30,147
18 and 19 years:20,892
20 years:12,242
21 years:12,687
22 to 24 years:38,914
25 to 29 years:62,073
30 to 34 years:51,188
35 to 39 years:43,620
40 to 44 years:43,646
45 to 49 years:44,721
50 to 54 years:44,714
55 to 59 years:39,022
60 and 61 years:13,552
62 to 64 years:18,194
65 and 66 years:9,535
67 to 69 years:12,735
70 to 74 years:16,751
75 to 79 years:13,108
80 to 84 years:9,439
85 years and over:7,493
Female Population:780,894
Under 5 years:49,590
5 to 9 years:44,292
10 to 14 years:44,410
15 to 17 years:30,530
18 and 19 years:20,870
20 years:12,804
21 years:13,444
22 to 24 years:43,381
25 to 29 years:70,073
30 to 34 years:56,769
35 to 39 years:48,288
40 to 44 years:48,340
45 to 49 years:50,874
50 to 54 years:52,685
55 to 59 years:46,838
60 and 61 years:17,037
62 to 64 years:22,913
65 and 66 years:12,609
67 to 69 years:17,253
70 to 74 years:23,790
75 to 79 years:20,400
80 to 84 years:16,721
85 years and over:16,983

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Philadelphia

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Philadelphia

Family led homes:340,354
Husband-wife family:169,587
Other family:170,767
Population of male led with no wife present:36,119
Population female led with no husband present:134,648
Population of Nonfamily homes:259,382
Population living alone:204,714
Population not living alone:54,668

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Philadelphia with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:181,314
Population of family homes:179,709
Husband-wife family:74,277
Under 6 years only:19,862
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:17,483
6 to 17 years only:36,932
Other family:105,432
Male householder, no wife present:18,486
Under 6 years only:5,236
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3,588
6 to 17 years only:9,662
Female led with no husband present:86,946
Under 6 years only:18,796
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:22,293
6 to 17 years only:45,857
Nonfamily households:1,605
Male led households:972
Under 6 years only:256
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:80
6 to 17 years only:636
Female led householder:633
Under 6 years only:172
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:53
6 to 17 years only:408
Households with no people under 18 years:418,422
Family households:160,645
Husband-wife family:95,310
Other family:65,335
Male led with no wife present:17,633
Female led with no husband present:47,702
Nonfamily households:257,777
Male led householder:118,372
Female led householder:139,405

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Philadelphia, by type

Total Home Population:599,736
Population of Family homes:340,354
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:13,060
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:63,482
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:73,057
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:73,890
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:31,250
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:25,704
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:33,304
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:20,205
Population of 85 year olds and over:6,402
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:259,382
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:25,039
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:54,249
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:30,471
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:39,872
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:22,113
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:21,151
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:30,488
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:23,725
Population of 85 year olds and over:12,274

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Philadelphia containing people over 60

Total Population:599,736
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:194,411
1-person household:81,288
2-or-more-person household:113,123
Family households:105,017
Nonfamily households:8,106
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:405,325
1-person household:123,426
2-or-more-person household:281,899
Family homes:235,337
Nonfamily homes:46,562

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Philadelphia with multiple generations.

Total Population:599,736
Home has three or more generations:38,024
Home does not have three or more generations:561,712

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Philadelphia under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:341,721
Unmarried partner of home lead present:38,515
In family homes:37,803
Population of male led and male partner homes:829
Population of male led and female partner households:12,482
Population of female led and female partner households:1,737
Population of female led and male partner households:22,755
In nonfamily homes:712
Population of male led and male partner homes:5
Population of male led and female partner homes:531
Population of female led and female partner homes:40
Population of female led and male partner homes:136
No unmarried partner of home lead present:303,206
In family homes:301,767
Population of husband-wife family homes:141,195
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:18,183
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:142,389
In nonfamily homes:1,439

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Philadelphia

Total Population:1,089,531
Population Under 18 years:336,465
Population 18 years and over:753,066

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Philadelphia have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:324,536
Family home:216,167
Nonfamily homess:108,369
Male led home:46,050
Living alone:36,609
Not living alone:9,441
Female led home:62,319
Living alone:54,360
Not living alone:7,959
Population of Renter occupied homes:275,200
Family run homes:124,187
Husband-wife family:41,664
Other family:82,523
Male led with no wife present:15,900
Female led with no husband present:66,623
Nonfamily Homes:151,013
Male led homes:73,294
Male living alone:53,510
Male not living alone:19,784
Female led homes:77,719
Females living alone:60,235
Females not living alone:17,484

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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