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DEMOGRAPHICS

"There's tremendous opportunity. Any business would be profitable here. The demographics are perfect. Everyone has a different customer but the people that are here the ages range everywhere."

Vera Taylor
Director of Stores, South Moon Under





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The proof is in the numbers. Philadelphia boasts an impressive array of statistics that paint the picture of a very savvy, sophisticated and affluent customer base.
POPULATION DATA


2010 AVERAGE AGE

Center City Core 34.6
Greater Center City 33.9

Source: US Census Bureau 2010 Decennial Census, 2011


AGE



The vitality of the city and rich set of offerings including cultural amenities, parks, restaurants, stores and easy access by transit have helped attract people just starting out after college, families, and empty nesters to Center City. The population spike in the 25-34 year old cohort shows the particular attraction of Center City to young singles, couples, and new families. The lower average age outside the Center City Core reflects the growth of new housing units attracting new renters and buyers.

Source: 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau


GREATER CENTER CITY RACIAL DIVERSITY







Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau

For residential demographic numbers, Greater Center City is defined as the 8-zip code area including 19102, 19103, 19106, 19107, 19123, 19130, 19146, and 19147. Center City Core is defined as the 4-zip code area including 19102, 19103, 19106, and 19107. Extended Center City is defined as the 4-zip code area including 19147, 19148, 19123, and 19130.