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Philadelphia, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Philadelphia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Loudon County at latitude 35.6789 and longitude -84.3998. Loudon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Philadelphia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Philadelphia, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Philadelphia indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Philadelphia: New Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 634
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 397
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $110,000
Average Home Value $146,474


Median Household Income $38,417
Average Household Income $50,507
Per Capita Income $18,386
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.8% -0.32%
Households -0.73% -0.37%
Families 0.0% -0.49%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 259 40th
Diversity Index2 # 138 68th
Median Household Income # 190 56th
Per Capita Income # 270 37th

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