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Philadelphia County, PA
The county name means "city of brotherly love"

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Philadelphia County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 1,470,151. This was a decrease of  -3.12% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$30,746
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Philadelphia County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Philadelphia County was $26,369. This was an increase of 23.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 85% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Philadelphia
The county government was absorbed into Philadelphia city government in 1953
Census 2000 highlights: Ranked No. 2 among the nation's counties in population decline during the 1990s, with a loss of 68,027 people; fifth largest black population; most populous city in the state

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8% of Philadelphia County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Philadelphia County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Philadelphia County include Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Belvue Cemetery, Byberry Cemetery, Cedar Hills Cemetery, Chelten Hills Cemetery, Christ Church Cemetery, Fairhill Cemetery, Franklins Grave, Greenmount Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Philadelphia County include Academy Gardens, Allegheny West, Andorra, Angora, Aston-Woodbridge, Bartram Village, Bella Vista, Belmont, Brewerytown, Bridesburg ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Philadelphia County include Chestnut Hill College, Community College of Philadelphia, Curtis Institute of Music, Drexel University, Holy Family College, La Salle University, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, Moore College of Art and Design, Peirce College, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ... View colleges

School districts in Philadelphia County include Philadelphia City SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Philadelphia County include Andorra Branch Library, Blanche A Nixon Branch, Cobbs Creek, Bushrod Library, Bustleton Avenue Branch Library, Cecil B Moore Branch Library, Charles Durham Branch Library, Chestnut Hill Branch Library, Eastwick Branch Library, Falls of Schuylkill Branch Library, Fishtown Community Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Philadelphia County include Northeast News Gleaner, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer ... View newspapers

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Politics

Philadelphia County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Philadelphia County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Philadelphia County include Philadelphia International

Hotels in Philadelphia County include Alexander Inn, Americas Best Inn Philadelphia, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Center City Hotel, Chestnut Hill Hotel, Club Quarters, Conwell Inn, Courtyard Philadelphia ... More hotels

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