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Where is Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania?

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Philadelphia County is a county equivalent area found in Pennsylvania, USA. The county government of Philadelphia is found in the county seat of Philadelphia.

With a total 369.61 sq. km of land and water area, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania is the 3080th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 1,560,297 people, Philadelphia County has a total 667571 households earning 37192 on average per year.

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania offers the following attractions to visitors: Independence Seaport Museum, USS Becuna (SS-319), Franklin Institute, Rocky Steps, Philadelphia Museum of Art, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Benjamin Franklin NM, Edgar Allan Poe NHS, Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church, Independence Hall, Independence NHP, National Constitution Center, Thaddeus Kosciuszko NMEM

Philadelphia is the home to these professional sports teams: Phillies (MLB), Eagles (NFL), Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 42101
Area Codes 215
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Philadelphia (population: 1,547,671)
Land Area 602,434 sq miles
Water Area 134 sq miles
Household Income $37,192
Housing Units 667,571
Median Home Value $142,500
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $7,299 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $3,051,401 per capita
Universities and Colleges Empire Beauty School-Philadelphia Woodhaven Rd, Holy Family University, Hussian School of Art, Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Moore College of Art and Design, Orleans Technical Institute-Court Reporting Program, Chestnut Hill College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.