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Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area is 6,015,336. The Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area population density is 1,235.16 people per square mile, which is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area is white, which represent 68.14% of the total population. The average Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area education level is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 6,015,336. #5

Population Density, #4

Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area
1,235.16 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,098,723 (68.14%, #741)
Black:1,256,908 (20.90%, #126)
Hispanic:501,951 (8.34%, #311)
Asian:318,104 (5.29%, #46)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):14,476 (0.24%, #640)
One Race, Other:186,139 (3.09%, see rank)
Two or More Races:140,986 (2.34%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:103,108 (20.54%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:257,414 (51.28%, see rank)
Cuban:13,184 (2.63%, see rank)
Central American:35,008 (6.97%, see rank)
South American:36,089 (7.19%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:97,176 (30.55%, see rank)
Chinese:76,733 (24.12%, see rank)
Filipino:25,360 (7.97%, see rank)
Japanese:4,158 (1.31%, see rank)
Korean:35,056 (11.02%, see rank)
Vietnamese:34,324 (10.79%, see rank)
Asian, Other:45,297 (14.24%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

5,406,929 (89.89%) out of the total population of 6,015,336 reported first ancestry.

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Arab28,0390.47%, see rank0.56%
Czech15,0920.25%, see rank0.47%
Danish8,0430.13%, see rank0.42%
Dutch58,4690.97%, see rank1.40%
English454,7717.56%, see rank8.02%
French105,7851.76%, see rank3.34%
German1,019,59516.95%, see rank15.03%
Greek31,5470.52%, see rank0.41%
Hungarian42,1590.70%, see rank0.46%
Irish1,200,08719.95%, see rank10.80%
Italian838,41913.94%, see rank5.52%
Norwegian21,5610.36%, see rank1.42%
Polish321,8295.35%, see rank3.01%
Portuguese12,5150.21%, see rank0.44%
Russian109,2011.82%, see rank0.92%
Scotch-Irish40,5120.67%, see rank0.99%
Scottish80,2761.33%, see rank1.72%
Subsaharan African69,3541.15%, see rank0.95%
Swedish37,0270.62%, see rank1.27%
Swiss13,8140.23%, see rank0.30%
Ukrainian54,9170.91%, see rank0.31%
American213,9733.56%, see rank7.12%
Welsh48,2360.80%, see rank0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,904,546 (48.29%, see rank)
Females: 3,110,790 (51.71%, see rank)

Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area
Male: 48.29%
Female: 51.71%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area
38.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area
36.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area
39.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Under 5 years365,9696.08%, see rank6.36%
5 to 9 years375,4666.24%, see rank6.51%
10 to 14 years384,3416.39%, see rank6.59%
15 to 19 years414,6746.89%, see rank6.85%
20 to 24 years421,5957.01%, see rank7.13%
25 to 34 years809,14113.45%, see rank13.47%
35 to 44 years763,67712.70%, see rank12.96%
45 to 54 years891,81814.83%, see rank14.09%
55 to 64 years754,58412.54%, see rank12.29%
65 to 74 years443,4177.37%, see rank7.64%
75 to 84 263,2314.38%, see rank4.25%
85 years and over127,4232.12%, see rank1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area%U.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population4,053,291100%209,056,129
Less Than High School442,57010.92%, see rank13.67%
High School Graduate1,241,40830.63%, see rank27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree985,06424.30%, see rank29.09%
Bachelor Degree832,03720.53%, see rank18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree552,21213.62%, see rank11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.82, see rank-13.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area U.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten184,48658.39%41.61%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)601,07284.10%, see rank15.90%, see rank89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)329,33383.84%, see rank16.16%, see rank90.60%9.40%
College361,38563.30%, see rank36.70%, see rank78.37%21.63%
Graduate School102,89439.03%, see rank60.97%, see rank58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area%U.S.
Total Households2,229,039100%116,211,092
Average Household Size2.63, see rank-2.63
1 Person Households656,06529.43%, see rank27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,572,97470.57%, see rank72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,444,74764.81%, see rank66.22%
Average Family Size3.37, see rank-3.32
Married-Couple Family1,029,90046.20%, see rank48.42%
Nonfamily Households784,29235.19%, see rank33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area%U.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,889,560see rank252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over2,330,789100%, see rank123,281,364
Never Married923,38439.62%, see rank35.77%
Married1,167,73850.10%, see rank52.04%
Widowed65,6922.82%, see rank2.57%
Divorced173,9757.46%, see rank9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,558,771100%, see rank129,692,771
Never Married885,58534.61%, see rank29.48%
Married1,161,26845.38%, see rank49.19%
Widowed247,8279.69%, see rank9.16%
Divorced264,09110.32%, see rank12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area%U.S.
Native5,417,68290.06%, see rank86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,803,20063.23%, see rank58.73%
Born in Different State1,494,27124.84%, see rank26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
120,2112.00%, see rank1.42%
Foreign Born597,6549.94%, see rank13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship312,9695.20%, see rank5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship284,6854.73%, see rank7.09%
Born In Europe115,6641.92%, see rank1.53%
Born In Asia242,9564.04%, see rank3.82%
Born In Africa50,7240.84%, see rank0.55%
Born In Oceania1,5630.03%, see rank0.07%
Born In Latin America178,4572.97%, see rank6.83%
Born In Northern America8,2900.14%, see rank0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington Area%U.S.
English1,856,42383.28%, see rank79.39%
Spanish150,1196.73%, see rank11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages127,5675.72%, see rank4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages72,9673.27%, see rank3.36%
Other21,9630.99%, see rank0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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