Philadelphia Population 2021

5,733,578
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Philadelphia's 2021 population is now estimated at 5,733,578. In 1950, the population of Philadelphia was 3,127,806. Philadelphia has grown by 16,814 since 2015, which represents a 0.29% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Philadelphia, which typically includes Philadelphia's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Philadelphia Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20356,377,9130.81%51,524
20346,326,3890.83%52,219
20336,274,1700.85%52,851
20326,221,3190.87%53,361
20316,167,9580.88%53,665
20306,114,2930.88%53,622
20296,060,6710.88%53,014
20286,007,6570.87%51,576
20275,956,0810.83%49,111
20265,906,9700.78%45,505
20255,861,4650.70%40,848
20245,820,6170.61%35,279
20235,785,3380.50%29,064
20225,756,2740.40%22,696
20215,733,5780.29%16,814
20205,716,7640.21%12,142
20195,704,6220.16%9,124
20185,695,4980.55%31,430
20175,664,0680.55%31,256
20165,632,8120.55%31,084
20155,601,7280.55%30,870
20145,570,8580.55%30,700
20135,540,1580.55%30,489
20125,509,6690.55%30,405
20115,479,2640.55%30,195
20105,449,0690.55%30,029
20095,419,0400.55%29,822
20085,389,2180.55%29,740
20075,359,4780.55%29,535
20065,329,9430.55%29,372
20055,300,5710.55%29,171
20045,271,4000.55%29,089
20035,242,3110.55%28,890
20025,213,4210.55%28,730
20015,184,6910.55%28,532
20005,156,1590.80%41,117
19995,115,0420.88%44,869
19985,070,1730.88%44,476
19975,025,6970.88%44,025
19964,981,6720.89%43,760
19954,937,9120.88%43,315
19944,894,5970.88%42,936
19934,851,6610.88%42,500
19924,809,1610.89%42,244
19914,766,9170.88%41,816
19904,725,1010.51%24,051
19894,701,0500.39%18,142
19884,682,9080.39%18,121
19874,664,7870.39%18,026
19864,646,7610.39%17,956
19854,628,8050.39%17,863
19844,610,9420.39%17,842
19834,593,1000.39%17,749
19824,575,3510.39%17,681
19814,557,6700.39%17,588
19804,540,0820.34%15,320
19794,524,7620.32%14,508
19784,510,2540.32%14,461
19774,495,7930.32%14,396
19764,481,3970.32%14,389
19754,467,0080.32%14,323
19744,452,6850.32%14,277
19734,438,4080.32%14,211
19724,424,1970.32%14,206
19714,409,9910.32%14,140
19704,395,8510.94%40,971
19694,354,8801.15%49,328
19684,305,5521.15%48,903
19674,256,6491.15%48,281
19664,208,3681.15%47,734
19654,160,6341.15%47,128
19644,113,5061.15%46,722
19634,066,7841.15%46,128
19624,020,6561.15%45,604
19613,975,0521.15%45,026
19603,930,0262.04%78,742
19593,851,2842.34%88,018
19583,763,2662.34%86,006
19573,677,2602.34%83,927
19563,593,3332.34%82,234
19553,511,0992.34%80,244
19543,430,8552.34%78,409
19533,352,4462.34%76,514
19523,275,9322.34%74,971
19513,200,9612.34%73,155
19503,127,8060.00%

Philadelphia Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
New York Newark18,822,5700.10%
Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana12,458,8880.10%
Chicago8,877,4290.14%
Houston6,490,7491.88%
Dallas Fort Worth6,396,5051.52%
Miami6,167,3580.74%
Atlanta5,911,2391.86%
Philadelphia5,733,5780.29%
Washington, D.c.5,378,3771.06%
Phoenix Mesa4,583,7521.60%
Boston4,314,8930.15%
Detroit3,530,467-0.48%
Seattle3,460,5610.80%
San Francisco Oakland3,313,351-0.01%
San Diego3,272,0930.65%
Minneapolis St Paul2,945,9020.68%
Tampa St Petersburg2,911,3761.19%
Denver Aurora2,862,4581.27%
Las Vegas2,771,8402.71%
Riverside San Bernardino2,513,9651.82%

Other Cities in United States

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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