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Philadelphia, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Philadelphia had a population of 638 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Philadelphia is located at latitude 35.6789 and longitude -84.3998 in Loudon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Philadelphia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Loudon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Philadelphia (GNIS ID: 2404511) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Philadelphia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Philadelphia: New Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 638
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 553
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 399
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $111,029
Average Home Value $153,710


Median Household Income $38,858
Average Household Income $52,693
Per Capita Income $19,061
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.25%
Households -0.51% -0.18%
Families 0.12% -0.36%
Median Household Income   4.83%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Philadelphia, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Philadelphia to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 328 24th
Population Density1 # 258 40th
Diversity Index2 # 147 66th
Median Household Income # 208 52nd
Per Capita Income # 268 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.