Philadelphia, New York

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High Points

Philadelphia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Philadelphia Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Philadelphia Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Philadelphia Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Philadelphia Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Philadelphia, New York

Comparing Philadelphia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 8
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 3
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 10
People Living Alone 4 5

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Philadelphia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 181 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 13673
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.154
Longitude -75.709

Philadelphia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 38.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Philadelphia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,519 100%
Male 738 48.6%
Female 781 51.4%
Under 18 533 35.1%
18+ 986 64.9%
65+ 126 8.3%
Median Age 26.7
Average Family Size 3.23
White 1,306 86%
African-American 101 6.6%
Asian 22 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.6%
Other 38 2.5%
Mixed Race 41 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 79 5.2%

Estimated Philadelphia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,560
Growth 41
Growth % 2.7%

Philadelphia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.5%
US/American 14.1%
Irish 12.5%
German 11.6%
English 10%
French (except Basque) 6.9%
Italian 5.6%
French Canadian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Dutch 2.1%
Scottish 2%
Polish 1.2%
Canadian 1%
Latvian 0.7%
African 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
European 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Philadelphia 1,519 $30,078
Antwerp 716 $40,833
Deferiet 309 $36,250
Evans Mills 605 $44,886
Fort Drum 12,123 $31,202
Herrings 129 $33,750
Theresa 812 $44,545

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