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Philadelphia is a town in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Drum metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Philadelphia. For links to other places called Philadelphia, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Philadelphia is 44.146N. The longitude is -75.706W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 489 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,140.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Philadelphia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13673 ZIP code.
15% of Philadelphia residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Philadelphia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Philadelphia was $13,555, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Philadelphia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Philadelphia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $677.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Philadelphia political report.
The average commute time for Philadelphia workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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