• 2nd largest city on the East Coast

  •  8th largest regional economy in the world

  • First and only World heritage city in the United States

  •  Prime location between New York and Washington, D.C.

  •  Located in the middle of the US Northeast megaregion with over 46 million people within a 200-mile radius.

  • Increased its population by 8% from 1999 to 2010

  •  Increased its population by 1.4% from 2010 to 2012

  •  Home appreciation of more than 121% from 2000 to 2010

  •  Home prices increased 3% in 2013 

  •  Market rents increased 10% over the last 4 Years

  •  25% increase in the number of single family houses and condos that were flipped in the first quarter of 2015

  •  Running an ambitious development plan from 2010-2035 that will boost our local economy and housing market

  •  Unemployment rate is 5.9% 

  •  Residential rental vacancy is 2.7%

  •  Medium sales price is up 8.8% from 3rd quarter 2014

  •  Low cost of living

  •  One of the most historical cities in America, with 4 million visitors per year

  •  Modern public transportation system

  •  Local government workforce of over 31,000 employees

  •  One of the Nation’s largest medical and pharmaceutical industries, including Dupont, GlaxoSmithKline, and Merck.

  •  Major shipping port and import/export industry hub

  •  Home to 92 colleges and universities

FACTS​ ABOUT  PHILADELPHIA