Pennsylvania / Philadelphia County
Who knew Philadelphia County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Philadelphia County, PA. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Philadelphia County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||1,526,006||#1 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$36,251|
|Median Age||33.5 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||Black|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 1,526,006 people, Philadelphia County is the 1st most populated county in the state of Pennsylvania out of 67 counties. But watch out, Philadelphia County, because Allegheny County with 1,223,348 people and Montgomery County with 799,874 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Philadelphia County residents was $36,251. Philadelphia County households made slightly more than Sullivan County households ($36,250) and Forest County households ($35,150) However, 25.1% of Philadelphia County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Philadelphia County residents is 33.5 years young.
The largest Philadelphia County racial/ethinic groups are Black (42.2%) followed by White (36.9%) and Hispanic (12.3%).
|Some Other Race||4,105|
|Two or More Races||27,942|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Philadelphia County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||33.5 years|
|Median Age - Females||35.1 years|
|Median Age - Males||31.9 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 22.5% of the Philadelphia County population under 18, Philadelphia County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||22.5%|
|Persons Over 65||12.1%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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