Philadelphia, Tennessee

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Philadelphia Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Philadelphia, Tennessee

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 7
College Educated Adults 4 6
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 4 1
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Philadelphia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Loudon
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37846
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.679
Longitude -84.403

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 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Station ATHENS
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station ROCKWOOD 2
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
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Philadelphia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 533 100%
Male 263 49.3%
Female 270 50.7%
Under 18 140 26.3%
18+ 393 73.7%
65+ 75 14.1%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.09
White 495 92.9%
African-American 22 4.1%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Philadelphia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 572
Growth 39
Growth % 7.3%

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
US/American 31.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.3%
Scottish 11.8%
English 10.7%
German 9.8%
Irish 8.4%
Dutch 5.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Swiss 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
French Canadian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Philadelphia 533 $39,792
Greenback 954 $40,000
Lenoir City 6,819 $33,462
Loudon 4,476 $39,410
Madisonville 3,939 $31,918
Sweetwater 5,586 $35,269
Vonore 1,162 $41,125

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