Best Colleges near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
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Hatfield, pa
0 2 miles
2
Philadelphia, pa
37 3 miles
3
Philadelphia, pa
0 3 miles
4
Philadelphia, pa
2 530 3 miles
5
Philadelphia, pa
51 3 miles
6
Philadelphia, pa
106 3 miles
7
Philadelphia, pa
65 3 miles
8
Philadelphia, pa
0 3 miles
9
Philadelphia, pa
247 3 miles
10
Philadelphia, pa
1 867 3 miles
11
Philadelphia, pa
13 072 3 miles
12
Philadelphia, pa
386 3 miles
13
Philadelphia, pa
1 774 3 miles
14
Philadelphia, pa
0 3 miles
15
Philadelphia, pa
1 570 3 miles
16
Philadelphia, pa
217 3 miles
17
Philadelphia, pa
296 3 miles
18
Philadelphia, pa
671 3 miles
19
Philadelphia, pa
320 3 miles
20
Philadelphia, pa
285 3 miles
21
Philadelphia, pa
49 3 miles
22
Philadelphia, pa
1 544 3 miles
23
Philadelphia, pa
125 3 miles
24
Philadelphia, pa
59 3 miles
25
Philadelphia, pa
5 100 3 miles
26
Philadelphia, pa
4 433 3 miles
27
Philadelphia, pa
3 557 3 miles
28
Philadelphia, pa
296 3 miles
29
Philadelphia, pa
1 257 3 miles
30
Philadelphia, pa
765 3 miles
31
Philadelphia, pa
376 3 miles
32
Philadelphia, pa
98 3 miles
33
Philadelphia, pa
0 3 miles
34
Philadelphia, pa
63 3 miles
35
Philadelphia, pa
136 3 miles
36
Philadelphia, pa
660 3 miles
37
Philadelphia, pa
10 324 3 miles
38
Philadelphia, pa
74 3 miles
39
Philadelphia, pa
120 3 miles
40
Philadelphia, pa
817 3 miles
41
Philadelphia, pa
24 382 3 miles
42
Philadelphia, pa
662 3 miles
43
Philadelphia, pa
752 3 miles
44
Philadelphia, pa
451 3 miles
45
Philadelphia, pa
275 3 miles
46
Philadelphia, pa
173 3 miles
47
Philadelphia, pa
300 3 miles
48
Philadelphia, pa
167 3 miles
49
Philadelphia, pa
678 3 miles
50
Mill Creek, pa
35 3 miles

Education in Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s (Pennsylvania) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 17.33 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 5.24. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 13.37 and 6.28 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 2.24 and 1.31 accordingly.

Economy of Philadelphia

The household income in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 37016 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 46462. The sales and income taxes are 8 and 7. Income per capita is 21946. The unemployment rate makes 6.8 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Philadelphia

The overall cost of living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 96 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 127, the cost of housing is 61. Transportation expenses make 106 points, and health and grocery costs are 103 and 115.9 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Philadelphia

The indicator of air quality in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 85.9 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the worst with the index of 1 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 466 and the overall health costs make 102.7 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, gets 207 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 119 – Philadelphia has the annual rainfall of 43.8 inches and snowfall of 19.8 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 44. The UV exposure index is 3.8.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov