South Philadelphia demographics profile

StatisticSouth PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Population density (sq mi)25,08111,626277
Median age38.833.940.6
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%56%
Speak Englishn/a78%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%5%

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  • The population density in South Philadelphia is 116% higher than Philadelphia.
  • The median age in South Philadelphia is 14% higher than Philadelphia.
  • In South Philadelphia 62.03% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In South Philadelphia 8.03% of the population is African American.
  • In South Philadelphia 23.25% of the population is Asian.

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South Philadelphia population breakdown by race

RaceSouth PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
African American8.03%42.86%11.03%
American Indian0.00%0.37%0.20%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.11%0.03%
Mixed race4.02%2.80%2.24%
Other race2.61%5.71%1.98%
In South Philadelphia, 13.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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South Philadelphia age breakdown

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Source: The South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).