Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA

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2022 Population
159,604
21.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33
3.13% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
28.2%
6.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$41,462
8.12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$147,600
15.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
61,449
21.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA had a population of 160k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $41,462. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA grew from 131,267 to 159,604, a 21.6% increase and its median household income grew from $38,348 to $41,462, a 8.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (83.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (7.48%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.99%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.865%).

8.6% of the households in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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.

96.5% of the residents in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are Saint Joseph's University (3,088 degrees awarded in 2022), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (887 degrees), and Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia (18 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was $147,600, and the homeownership rate was 48.2%.

Most people in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 160k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.43% of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (11.9k people).

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.77k 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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are Spanish (3,228 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,585 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,299 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
83,774
Women
54.5%
69,929
Men
45.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 153,703 inhabitants, with 45.5% men, and 54.5% women.

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Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
95%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    133k ± 4.13k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 1.1k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.77k ± 1.19k
3.14%
Hispanic Population
5.01k people

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.14% of the people in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are hispanic (5.01k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    1,746 ± 1,020 people
  2. China
    1,357 ± 900 people
  3. Liberia
    1,044 ± 791 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was Jamaica, the natal country of 1,746 Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA residents, followed by China with 1,357 and Liberia with 1,044.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.43%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people
9.32%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people

As of 2022, 7.43% of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA residents (11.9k 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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was 9.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,228 households (2.17%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,585 households (1.07%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,299 households (0.874%)

8.6% of the households in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 2.17% of the households in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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
    1,777 ± 333
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    796 ± 272
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    501 ± 160

Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA employs 61.4k people. The largest industries in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,257 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,944 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,845 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($110,160), Legal services ($100,254), and Public finance activities ($88,589).

Males in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.04 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,557. The income inequality in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,434
Women
57.9%
20,695
Men
42.1%

The workforce of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA in 2020 was 49,129 people, with 57.9% woman, and 42.1% men.

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Occupations

61.4k
2022 Value
21.3%
1 Year growth
± 21.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 21.3%, from 50.7k employees to 61.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA, are Nursing assistants (2,494 people), Cashiers (1,951 people), and Personal care aides (1,692 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.4k
2022 Value
21.3%
1 Year growth
± 21.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 21.3%, from 50.7k employees to 61.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,257 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,944 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,845 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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

$38,429
Median earning men ± $2,456
$35,440
Median earning women ± $1,536

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,500), Information ($66,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,256).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,188), Construction ($50,422), and Information ($47,308).

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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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA awarded 3,993 degrees. The student population of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,469 male students and 6,551 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are White (2,539 and 65%), followed by Black or African American (384 and 9.83%), Asian (380 and 9.73%), and Unknown (211 and 5.4%).

The largest universities in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Saint Joseph's University (3,088 and 77.3%), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (887 and 22.2%), and Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia (18 and 0.451%).

The most popular majors in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA are Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (364 and 9.12%), Management Science (254 and 6.36%), and General Special Education & Teaching (178 and 4.46%).

The median tuition cost in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $29,793.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 11,020 (40.6% men and 59.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 11,020 students enrolled in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA, 40.6% men and 59.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,538 records, of which 57.2% were women and 42.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences with 129 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,088 degrees awarded
  2. 887 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saint Joseph's University with 3,088 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,498 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA, which is 0.6 times less than the 2,495 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 2,539 degrees mean that there were 6.61 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 384 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 ($29,793) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($150) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($915) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.725% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.723% 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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (37.9k), Some college (35.4k), and Bachelors Degree (16.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was $147,600 in 2022, which is 0.524 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $127,600 to $147,600, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA is 48.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 33.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA is $41,462. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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

$147,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,265
$31,706
Median Property Taxes
±$1,735

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Rent vs Own

48.2%
Homeownership
2022
57.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.2% of the housing units in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

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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 (West and West Park) 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

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$41,462
Median Household Income
± $2,220
65.7k
Number of Households
± 2,636

In 2022, the median household income of the 65.7k households in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA grew to $41,462 from the previous year's value of $38,348.

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Wage Distribution

0.424
2022 Wage GINI in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA
0.417
2021 Wage GINI in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA

In 2022, the income inequality in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.62% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (48.9%)
  2. Public Transit (28.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.35%)

In 2022, 48.9% of workers in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (28.9%) and those who worked at home (9.35%).

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Commute Time

33.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (33.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.91% of the workforce in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) 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 (West and West Park) PUMA, PA have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA (43.7k out of 155k 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 Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

93.5% of the population of Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 33.4% on Medicaid, 9.15% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.633% 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 26.2% under 18 years, 27% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.7% were men and 55.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.51%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
33.4%
Medicaid
9.15%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.633%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Philadelphia City (West and West Park) PUMA, PA grew by 9.15% from 5.97% to 6.51%.

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