Philadelphia is the 5th most-populated city in the United States and the largest city in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia is often called 'Philly' and the 'City of Brotherly Love.'
Philadelphia is known as one of the most historically rich cities in the country and home of many famous historical sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Mall. Furthermore, Philadelphia offers a great deal of opportunity to take advantage of their fine arts and museums.
Getting around Philadelphia is facilitated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority(SEPTA), subway system, and the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).
Major League Baseball-- Philadelphia Phillies (Citizens Bank Park)
Major League Lacrosse-- Philadelphia Barrage (United Sports Training Center)
National Basketball Association-- Philadelphia 76ers (Wachovia Center)
National Football League-- Philadelphia Eagles (Lincoln Financiel Field)
National Hockey League-- Philadelphia Flyers (Wachovia Center)
You can thank Philadelphia for the cheesesteak, soft pretzels, and TastyKakes.
|Square Miles||135 square miles|
|Population Density||11,296 people per square mile|
|Total Population||1.53m people|
|Median Household Income||$36,957|
|Median Age||33 years old|