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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Philadelphia County is $22,542, which is lower than the state average of $28,912 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Philadelphia County median household income is $37,460, which has grown by 21.84% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Philadelphia County residents spend 33.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 26.0 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #57

Philadelphia County
22,542 USD
Pennsylvania
28,912 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Philadelphia County
29,111 USD
Pennsylvania
31,459 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Philadelphia County
31,728 USD
Pennsylvania
38,139 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Philadelphia County
26,445 USD
Pennsylvania
25,633 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #66
Philadelphia County
37,460 USD
Pennsylvania
53,115 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Philadelphia County
55,353 USD
Pennsylvania
72,210 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #66
Philadelphia County
21.84%
Pennsylvania
32.44%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income13.64%$12,563, see rank24.07%$12,57121.11%$16,919
Social Security Income28.07%$14,991, see rank33.19%$18,05229.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income8.51%$2,977, see rank3.55%$2,9192.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.00%$19,356, see rank20.15%$20,31317.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Philadelphia County
46,470 USD
Pennsylvania
67,521 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Philadelphia County
65,699 USD
Pennsylvania
86,912 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
White$49,812, see rank$56,327$56,900
Black$29,715, see rank$32,606$35,600
Hispanic$27,042, see rank$34,491$42,396
Asian$39,193, see rank$65,319$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$27,490, see rank$34,103$37,170
Hawaiian Native$33,382, see rank$39,831$53,370
One Race, Other$25,468, see rank$30,604$40,300
Two or More Races$32,239, see rank$37,642$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
less than 25$19,463, see rank$24,552$25,788
25 to 44$43,540, see rank$60,435$58,398
45 to 64$42,038, see rank$65,855$65,027
65 or over$26,533, see rank$34,938$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over1,239,760, see rank10,351,296248,775,628
Male1574,186, 46.31%, see rank48.30%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2356,896, 62.16%, see rank67.76%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2286, 0.05%, see rank0.10%0.73%
Male, Civilian2356,610, 62.11%, see rank67.67%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3297,848, 83.52%, see rank90.82%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed358,762, 16.48%, see rank9.18%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2217,290, 37.84%, see rank32.24%30.72%
Female1665,574, 53.69%, see rank51.70%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2377,556, 56.73%, see rank58.31%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces226, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.11%
Female, Civilian2377,530, 56.72%, see rank58.30%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3327,238, 86.68%, see rank92.12%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed350,292, 13.32%, see rank7.88%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2288,018, 43.27%, see rank41.69%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over611,077, 100%5,826,933141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone306,682, 50.19%, see rank76.64%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled53,533, 8.76%, see rank8.77%9.59%
Public Transportation161,785, 26.48%, see rank5.50%5.06%
Walked51,803, 8.48%, see rank3.85%2.78%
Other Means19,198, 3.14%, see rank1.34%1.79%
Worked at Home18,076, 2.96%, see rank3.89%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Philadelphia County
33.0 minutes
Pennsylvania
26.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over625,0865,946,480143,435,233
Male1297,848, 47.65%, see rank51.67%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations295,350, 32.01%, see rank33.03%33.12%
Service Occupations265,501, 21.99%, see rank14.05%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations252,355, 17.58%, see rank16.97%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2397, 0.13%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations221,114, 7.09%, see rank8.62%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations251,271, 17.21%, see rank20.53%17.94%
Female1327,238, 52.35%, see rank48.33%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2129,030, 39.43%, see rank40.12%40.04%
Service Occupations283,309, 25.46%, see rank21.25%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations298,593, 30.13%, see rank32.14%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2192, 0.06%, see rank0.22%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2727, 0.22%, see rank0.22%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations214,768, 4.51%, see rank5.82%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over625,086, 100%5,946,480143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,379, 0.22%, see rank1.44%1.96%
Construction25,035, 4.01%, see rank5.71%6.17%
Manufacturing41,649, 6.66%, see rank12.19%10.43%
Wholesale Trade12,430, 1.99%, see rank2.81%2.75%
Retail Trade65,790, 10.52%, see rank11.77%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities31,618, 5.06%, see rank5.07%4.93%
Information11,839, 1.89%, see rank1.74%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing39,399, 6.30%, see rank6.42%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
72,494, 11.60%, see rank9.76%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance191,495, 30.63%, see rank25.97%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
62,679, 10.03%, see rank8.32%9.49%
Public Administration39,573, 6.33%, see rank4.15%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration29,706, 4.75%, see rank4.65%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Population in Poverty401,21926.68%, see rank13.51%15.59%
Family in Poverty65,31321.18%, see rank9.31%11.47%

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


 
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