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Philadelphia: Largest city in Pennsylvania, United States

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About

Philadelphia is a city located in the county of Philadelphia in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,526,006 and a population density of 4,129 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,578,487 inhabitants.

The city was created 339 years ago in 1681.

Philadelphia cityscape BW 20150328 image
Philadelphia cityscape BW 20150328
Philadelphia cityscape BW 20150328 image

Geography

Philadelphia is located at 39°57'8"N 75°9'50"W (39.9523300, -75.1637900). It has 16 neighbors: Camden, Cinnaminson, City of Gloucester City, West Deptford Township, Westville, Colwyn, Darby, Folcroft, Upper Darby, Yeadon, Delanco, Delran Township, Palmyra, Abington, Bensalem and Whitemarsh.

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Philadelphia Quick Facts

Population : 1,578,487 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Philadelphia County
Different from : Phoenix
Postal code : 19171, 19019–19255, 19172
Phone Area Codes : 215, 267
Area : 369.61 km2
Official name : Philadelphia
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Capital city : Philadelphia is capital of United States of America, Philadelphia County
Establishment : January 01, 1682 (339 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00
Local time : 12:32:43 (27th October 2021)
Density : 4,271 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.32% (2010-2020)

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Philadelphia has 16 neighbours.

  • Camden city in Camden County, New Jersey, United States
  • Cinnaminson township in New Jersey
  • City of Gloucester City city in Camden County, New Jersey, United States
  • West Deptford Township township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
  • Westville borough of New Jersey
  • Colwyn borough of Pennsylvania
  • Darby borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Folcroft borough of Pennsylvania
  • Upper Darby town in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Yeadon borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
  • Delanco township of New Jersey
  • Delran Township township in Burlington County, New Jersey
  • Palmyra borough in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Abington township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Bensalem township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Whitemarsh township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Demographics

The population of Philadelphia increased by 3.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1790 28,522 - census
1800 41,220 30.81% census
1810 53,722 23.27% census
1820 63,802 15.8% census
1830 80,462 20.71% census
1840 93,665 14.1% census
1850 121,376 22.83% census
1860 565,529 78.54% census
1870 674,022 16.1% census
1880 847,170 20.44% census
1890 1,046,964 19.08% census
1900 1,293,697 19.07% census
1910 1,549,008 16.48% census
2010 1,526,006 -1.51% census
2011 1,540,466 0.94% estimation process
2012 1,551,824 0.73% estimation process
2013 1,558,313 0.42% estimation process
2014 1,565,460 0.46% estimation process
2015 1,571,065 0.36% estimation process
2016 1,576,051 0.32% estimation process
2017 1,580,601 0.29% estimation process
2018 1,583,592 0.19% estimation process
2019 1,584,064 0.03% estimation process
2020 1,578,487 -0.35% estimation process

Philadelphia zip code is 19102. County name: Philadelphia, County fips: 42101

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Local Places in Philadelphia

1 Dilworth Park
Rating: 4.5 (7605)

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2 Philadelphia City Hall
Rating: 4.5 (889)

Address: 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States ➦ Show Map

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3 Bluestone Lane City Hall Coffee Shop
Rating: 4.2 (163)

Address: 1 S Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107 ➦ Show Map

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4 City Hall Visitor Center
Rating: 4.4 (145)

Address: 1 S Penn Square Room 121, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States ➦ Show Map

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5 City Hall
Rating: 4.3 (106)

Address: Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States ➦ Show Map

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6 15th St Station
Rating: 3.4 (46)

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7 City of Philadelphia Northeast Municipal Services Center
Rating: 3.9 (24)

Address: 7522 Castor Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152 ➦ Show Map

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8 Philadelphia Jury Selection Commission
Rating: 2.5 (20)

Address: 1301 Filbert St #204, Philadelphia, PA 19107 ➦ Show Map

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9 Philadelphia Records Department
Rating: 3.5 (18)

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10 Philadelphia Register of Wills
Rating: 4.1 (7)

Address: 180 City Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19107 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Philadelphia (200)

People born in Philadelphia, including chess grandmaster Eric Lobron, musician Lonnie Gordon, All-college football player, professional football player, running back, Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George, you can see a list of people who born in Philadelphia.

  • Morris Weiss (American comics artist) he was born in 11/08/1915
  • Reuven Amitai (Israeli-American historian and writer) he was born in 01/01/1955
  • Dan Bricklin (VisiCalc inventor) he was born in 16/07/1951
  • Ryan C. Gordon (Computer programmer) he was born in 01/01/1978
  • Jeffrey Shallit (American computer scientist) he was born in 17/10/1957
  • John Backus (American computer scientist) he was born in 03/12/1924
  • Alan Kotok (American computer scientist) he was born in 09/11/1941
  • Lee Felsenstein (Computer pioneer) he was born in 27/04/1945
  • Daniel Spielman (American computer scientist) he was born in 01/03/1970
  • John Barrymore (American actor of stage, screen and radio (1882-1942)) he was born in 14/02/1882
  • Billie Holiday (American jazz singer) she was born in 07/04/1915
  • William Candidus (American opera singer (1840-1910)) he was born in 23/07/1840
  • Alexander Haig (former U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Army general (1924-2010)) he was born in 02/12/1924
  • Karl Barry Sharpless (American chemist) he was born in 28/04/1941
  • Chris Heinrich (German basketball player) he was born in 10/11/1977
  • Marianna Török (Hungarian countess and second spouse of the Khedive Abbas II of Egypt (1877-1968)) she was born in 15/06/1877
  • Irvin Kershner (film director (1923-2010)) he was born in 29/04/1923
  • Moshe Greenberg (American rabbi) he was born in 10/07/1928

Schools in Philadelphia

College & universities near Philadelphia, PA

Code Name City ZIP
484783 University of Phoenix-Pennsylvania Philadelphia (PA) 19103
375984 Empire Beauty School-Center City Philadelphia Philadelphia (PA) 19102-2701
214971 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia (PA) 19102-1510
215239 Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia (PA) 19130-3991
215105 The University of the Arts Philadelphia (PA) 19102-4901

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Philadelphia, PA

Code Name Address Type
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL
PHN North Philadelphia station 2900 North Broad St. RAIL
PNK Pennsauken, NJ 215 Derousse Avenue BUS
CRH Cherry Hill, New Jersey Cornell Ave. & West Marlton Pike OTHER
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Philadelphia

Post Office Name City ZIP
John Wanamaker Post Office Philadelphia (PA) 19107
Land Title Bldg Post Office Philadelphia (PA) 19110
Penn Center Post Office Philadelphia (PA) 19102
Continental Post Office Philadelphia (PA) 19106
Middle City Post Office Philadelphia (PA) 19103

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Philadelphia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Philadelphia County , PA.

City Name Population Title
Center City 57,239 Neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA
Whitman 49,732 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Richmond 2,269 District in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Tioga 642 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wharton 93 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Philadelphia distances to largest Pennsylvania cities