Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA

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2022 Population
145,446
0.139% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.5
0.275% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.3%
7.72% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$70,965
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$293,200
12.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
70,914
0.544% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA had a population of 145k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $70,965. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA grew from 145,244 to 145,446, a 0.139% increase and its median household income grew from $63,811 to $70,965, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (43.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%), and White (Hispanic) (1.57%).

8.08% of the households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, 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.

97.6% of the residents in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are Chestnut Hill College (442 degrees awarded in 2022) and Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (65 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was $293,200, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%.

Most people in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 145k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.35% of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (7.78k people).

In 2022, there were 1.02 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.6k people) in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 63.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.96k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are Spanish (4,444 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (722 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (651 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
76,972
Women
52.9%
68,499
Men
47.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 145,471 inhabitants, with 47.1% men, and 52.9% women.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    64.6k ± 3.36k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    63.6k ± 2.17k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.96k ± 794
4.75%
Hispanic Population
6.9k people

In 2022, there were 1.02 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.6k people) in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 63.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.96k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.75% of the people in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are hispanic (6.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    711 ± 653 people
  2. Jamaica
    709 ± 652 people
  3. Nigeria
    563 ± 581 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was China, the natal country of 711 Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA residents, followed by Jamaica with 709 and Nigeria with 563.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.35%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.78k people
5.73%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.33k people

As of 2022, 5.35% of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA residents (7.78k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was 5.73%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,444 households (3.26%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    722 households (0.529%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    651 households (0.477%)

8.08% of the households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 3.26% of the households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,941 ± 354
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,125 ± 282
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    420 ± 172

Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA employs 70.9k people. The largest industries in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,191 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,028 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,871 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($188,851), Data processing, hosting & related services ($170,624), and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($162,268).

Males in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.17 times higher than the average income of females, which is $73,807. The income inequality in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
35,691
Women
52.3%
32,498
Men
47.7%

The workforce of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA in 2020 was 68,189 people, with 52.3% woman, and 47.7% men.

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Occupations

70.9k
2022 Value
0.544%
1 Year growth
± 0.544%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.544%, from 70.5k employees to 70.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, are Other managers (2,023 people), Registered nurses (1,926 people), and Postsecondary teachers (1,920 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.9k
2022 Value
0.544%
1 Year growth
± 0.544%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.544%, from 70.5k employees to 70.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,191 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,028 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,871 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,041
Median earning men ± $3,208
$51,182
Median earning women ± $2,145

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($91,193), Information ($81,301), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,821).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($84,457), Construction ($74,375), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,544).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA awarded 507 degrees. The student population of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 547 male students and 1,047 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are White (224 and 44.7%), followed by Black or African American (136 and 27.1%), Unknown (61 and 12.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (47 and 9.38%).

The largest universities in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Chestnut Hill College (442 and 87.2%) and Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (65 and 12.8%).

The most popular majors in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA are Registered Nursing (65 and 12.8%), General Human Services (64 and 12.6%), and Counseling Psychology (52 and 10.3%).

The median tuition cost in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $38,950.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 98.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 9.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,594 (34.3% men and 65.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,594 students enrolled in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, 34.3% men and 65.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 641 records, of which 64% were women and 36% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 24 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 442 degrees awarded
  2. 65 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chestnut Hill College with 442 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 147 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, which is 0.408 times less than the 360 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 224 degrees mean that there were 1.65 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 136 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($38,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($2,555) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.39% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.477% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (28.8k), Graduate Degree (27.2k), and High School or Equivalent (24.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was $293,200 in 2022, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $260,600 to $293,200, a 12.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA is 51.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 33.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA is $70,965. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

Property

$293,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,543
$33,669
Median Property Taxes
±$1,485

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Rent vs Own

51.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.2% of the housing units in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,965
Median Household Income
± $2,961
65.7k
Number of Households
± 2,309

In 2022, the median household income of the 65.7k households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA grew to $70,965 from the previous year's value of $63,811.

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Wage Distribution

0.446
2022 Wage GINI in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA

In 2022, the income inequality in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.991% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.9%)
  3. Public Transit (17.4%)

In 2022, 53.5% of workers in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (17.4%).

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Commute Time

33.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (33.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA (21.7k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.8% of the population of Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 51.1% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20% under 18 years, 27.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.21%
Uninsured
51.1%
Employer Coverage
20.5%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA declined by 4.87% from 4.43% to 4.21%.

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