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Philadelphia, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Philadelphia had a population of 1,275 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Philadelphia is located at latitude 44.1545 and longitude -75.7094 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Philadelphia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Village of Philadelphia (GNIS ID: 2391061) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Philadelphia is located within Town of Philadelphia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Philadelphia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Philadelphia: Quaker Settlement.

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Philadelphia, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,275
Population in Households 1,275
Population in Familes 1,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,409
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 504
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $137,000
Average Home Value $157,510


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $60,758
Per Capita Income $23,451
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.3%
Households 0.39% 0.28%
Families 0.84% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Philadelphia, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Philadelphia to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 756 37th
Population Density1 # 569 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 365 70th
Median Household Income # 875 26th
Per Capita Income # 996 17th

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