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With its rich cultural heritage, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is quickly becoming a hotspot for new residents to relocate to. The city, with nicknames including "The City of Brotherly Love" and "The Birthplace of America," was the site of the signing of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Many historical sites are located within Philadelphia, and the area is home to numerous museums as well as public art displays. Additionally, the city was the starting point for many musicians, including The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince and Hall and Oates.

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Philadelphia Demographics & Crime Rate

Philadelphia is the fourth-largest media market in the country and sixth most populous city. There are 1,567,872 residents in the area with an average median income of $41,233 as of 2016. As expected for a city known for education, the population is very scholarly, with 27% of people 25 and up having an bachelor’s degree and 11% with a graduate or professional degree. If you are in the market for the movers in Philadelphia, MoveWise has the information you need. Use the “Request Your Free Moving Quote” tool located on the right to get free quotes from up to six of Philadelphia’s top moving companies sent to your e-mail!


City Population

1,555,072

Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820

Unemployment

13.9%

National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income

$38,253

National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate

10.29%

National Avg 2016: 3.83%


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2016 Census Data


Philadelphia Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

Home values in Philadelphia are on the rise as the city has become a popular destination to relocate to. Single-family homes have an average value of $143,000, with rentals averaging $1,642 a month. For those considering a move to Philadelphia, fill out the form on the right side of the page and have the area’s best movers bring their offers directly to you.


Home Price

$145,300

National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent

$922

National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"

6%

Ranked [#16]


State Property Tax

1.54%

Ranked [#13]


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