Philadelphia County Population 2018

Philadelphia County's estimated population is 1,580,863 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Philadelphia County is the 1st largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,580,8636,0980.39%
20161,574,7654,2580.27%
20151,570,5076,4650.41%
20141,564,0425,9330.38%
20131,558,1096,1650.40%
20121,551,94412,2950.80%
20111,539,64911,3780.74%
20101,528,271-57,306-3.61%
19901,585,577-102,633-6.08%
19801,688,210-260,399-13.36%
19701,948,609-53,903-2.69%
19602,002,512-69,093-3.34%
19502,071,605140,2717.26%
19401,931,334-19,627-1.01%
19301,950,961127,1826.97%
19201,823,779274,77117.74%
19101,549,008255,31119.73%
19001,293,697246,73323.57%
18901,046,964199,79423.58%
1880847,170173,14825.69%
1870674,022108,49319.18%
1860565,529156,76738.35%
1850408,762150,72558.41%
1840258,03769,24036.67%
1830188,79751,70037.71%
1820137,09725,88723.28%
1810111,21030,20137.28%
180081,00926,61848.94%
179054,3910.00%

Philadelphia County Population Growth

Population Data via

Philadelphia County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White700,57244.32%
Black or African American695,22743.98%
Asian113,8017.20%
Two or More Races39,5892.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native13,4020.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,3730.15%

Philadelphia County Population Pyramid

0k20k40k60k80k Male Population0k20k40k60k80k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990