73.3% - White
19,2% - Black
04.4% - Latino/Hispanic
02.9% - Asian
00.2% - Native American
Within the City of Philadelphia proper, however, the breakdown is quite different:
45.0% - White
43.2% - Black
08.5% - Latino/Hispanic
04.5% - Asian
00.3% - Native American
The population of the Greater Philadelphia - South Jersey metropolitan area is 52% female and 48% male, however, in the City of Philadelphia the population is 53.5% female and 46.6% male.
The median age of the region's population is 36.3. Approximately 19% of the region's population is aged 65 or older.
Of all adults 25 or older, 82% have a high school diploma, however only 27.6% have a bachelor's degree or higher.
Approximately 70% of the regions residents live in homes that are owned by a family member, however, in the City of Philadelphia only 59% of the residents live in a home owned by a family member while in the suburbs that number increases to 75%.
The average per capita income for the region is $23,948, however, that number decreases to $16,509 for those who reside in the City of Philadelphia.