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Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia County in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in the United States and has played many crucial roles in American history and the origin of American independence, democracy, and freedom. It is a city of rich historical and cultural amenities and like every large city, Philadelphia has many neighborhoods, each with its own identity. Some of these neighborhoods include Andorra, Old City, and Strawberry Mansion. Philadelphia offers a variety of housing options ranging from single family homes to condominiums. The downtown district, known as Center City, is broken up into a number of neighborhoods and districts and has an abundance of activities, restaurants, and cultural landmarks. Some of the most popular historical landmarks include the city hall, which is the tallest masonry building in the world. Other landmarks include the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the Edgar Allen Poe House, and Fairmount Park. For those who enjoy sports, Philadelphia is home to many award winning athletic teams such as the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, and the Philadelphia 76ers. The city is served by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, or SEPTA. SEPTA runs buses, trains, subways, trolleys, and trackless trolleys around downtown Philadelphia and into the residential neighborhoods. Two airports, Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport, are located within the city limits. Philadelphia is also home to many prestigious colleges and universities such as the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, and Temple University. There are also many universities in close proximity to Philadelphia such as Pennsylvania State University and the impressive Villanova University.
|2010 Census Data||Philadelphia||Philadelphia County||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Land area in square miles||134||134||44,743||3,531,907|
|People per sq. mi.||11,388||11,388||283||87|
|2010 Real Estate Market Data||Philadelphia||Philadelphia County||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Total Housing Units||670,171||670,171||5,567,315||131,704,730|
Philadelphia NeighborhoodsAcademy Garedns, Andorra, Ashton-Wooden Bridge, Bartram Village, Brewerytown, Bridesburg, Burholme, Bustleton, Byberry, Carroll Park, Castor Garden, Cedar Park, Cedarbrook, Chestnut Hill, Cobbs Creek, East Falls, Eastwick, Elfreth's Alley, Elmwood Park, Fairmount, Feltonville, Fern Rock, Fishtown, Fox Chase, Francesville, Frankford, Franklintown, Franklinville, Germantown, Gray's Ferry, Haddington, Hartranft, Hawthorne, Hog Island, Holmesburg, Hunting Park, Juniata, Kensington, Kingsessing, Lawn Crest, Lawndale, Lexington Park, Logan, Logan Square, Manayunk, Mantua, Market East, Mayfair, Millbrook, Modena Park, Morrell Park, Morton, Mt. Airy, Nicetown-Tioga, Normandy, Northern Liberties, Oak Lane, Old City, Olney, Overbrook, Oxford Circle, Packer Park, Parkwood, Paschall, Passyunk Square, Penn Center, Penn's Landing, Penn's Port, Pennypack, Penrose, Point Breeze, Poplar, Port Richmond, Powelton Village, Queen Village, Rhawnhurst, Rittenhouse Square, Roxborough, Ryers, Schuykill, Society Hill, Somerton, South Street, Spring Garden, Spruce Hill, Strawberry Mansion, Tacony, Torresdale, University City, Upper Holmesburg, Upper Roxborough, Walnut Hill, Washington Square West, West Kensington, Wharton, Whitman, Winchester Park, Wissinoming, Wister, Wynnefield, Yorktown
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Philly is famous for its cheese steaks, hoagies, soft pretzels, the Rocky Balboa Statue and the Liberty Bell (probably in that order). It is a fanatical sports town, home to the NFL Eagles, MLB Phillies, NHL Flyers, NBA 76'ers and NCAA Villanova Wildcats and Hawks of St. Joe's. The failure of its professional sports teams' winning the "big one" landed Philly #2 on ESPN's 2004 list of The Fifteen Most Tortured Sports Cities.
Did You Know? Philadelphia has more murals than any other U.S. city, thanks to the Department of Recreation's Mural Arts Program, formed in 1984 to beautify neighborhoods with public art and provide an outlet for graffiti artists.
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