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As of June, 2013 in Philadelphia the unemployment rate is at 10.4%
The Independence Hall
Racial Makeup in 2010
.2% Native American
.05% Pacific Islander
4.7% from other
Professional Sports Teams
Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)
Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)
Philadelphia Phantoms (Hockey)
The median age in years was 33.82 in 2010.
Philadelphia was founded October 27, 1682
-This is the center piece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
-It's known as the location where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S Constitution were debated and adopted.
-It was completed in 1753, and is listed as a World Heritage Site.
The population decreased from 1990-2010 by 59,571 people.
11,379.6 square miles
-The Independence Hall
-Philadelphia Museum of Art
-Wells Fargo Center
-Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
-The Barnes Foundation
-Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
-The Liberty Bell
The Rittenhouse Square
It's round about 2 blocks in width and length, and located in Philadelphia. (obviously)It was 1st called the Southwest Square then it was renamed in 1825 after David Rittenhouse. The benches and grasses are popular eating, dog walking places for people/workers in the Philadelphia area.
It first opened with 1,000 animals and admission then only cost 25 cents. It's one of the greatest zoos in the world because it breeds rare/endangered animals. It is 42 acres and has more than1,300 animals living in it
Philadelphia Museum of Art
It is one of the biggest art museums in the U.S. It has more than 227,000 objects in it.
It opened May 10,1877.
The main building is visited by more than 800,000 people each year.
Wells Fargo Center
It is the home arena to 8 professional sports team including the Philadelphia 76ers and more.
It was completed in 1996 with $210 million, most of it privately financed, which is owned by Comcast Spectator, which also own the Flyers.
Kimmel Center for Performing Arts
It's a large performing arts venue.
Owned and operated by Kimmel Center Inc., it's also named after the philanthrapist Sidney Kimmel. She donated $12 million to the center project in 1955. It officially opened on December 16, 2001.
Penns Landing hosts a variety of events year round for families and such. They show movies/films and concerts in the summer. In the winter they have an ice rink, then on New Years Eve the have a huge fireworks show to celebrate the New Year.
The Barnes Foundation
It was established by Albert C. Barnes in 1922. It has one of the finest art collections of Post-Impressionists and early modern paintings including some of Pablo Picasso's works.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
It is the oldest art academy and museum in the U.S. It also has a variety of the 18th and 20th century sculptures and paintings. It was built between 1872 and 1876.
The Liberty Bell
The Liberty Bell is about 70% copper , 30% tin traces of lead,zinc, aresenic, gold and silver. It weighs about 2,080lbs and the yoke weighs around 100lbs. The center is open all year from 9am-5pm with longer hours in the summer
Average High and Low climate by month
Month Low High
January 25.5 39
February 27.5 42.1
March 35.1 51.3
April 44.2 62.0
May 54.8 72.1
June 64.0 80.6
July 69.7 85.5
August 68.5 84.0
September 60.9 76.6
October 48.7 65.7
November 39.5 54.8
December 30.6 44.2
Philadelphia is located at the flowing of the Delaware River and the Schuylkill River on the eastern boarder of Pennsylvania. The Appalachian Mountains are west of Philadelphia, and the Atlantic Ocean to the East.
List of Colleges and Universities
Bryn Mawr College
Bucks County Community College
Camden County College
Chestnut Hill College
Delaware County Community College
Holy Family University
Philadelphia Homicide Rate
The Philadelphia Police Department says that the homicide rate has decreased from 32.6 people per 100,000 in 1990 to 19.8 people per 100,000 in 2010
The household income in 2007 was $36,957
5 Celebrities from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bradley Cooper was born in Philadelphia, and has a sister named Holly. When he graduated from Georgetown University he moved to New York to enroll in the Masters of Fine Arts at the Actors Studio Drama School at New School University. He made over $2,600,000 with all the Hangover movies, and was the main character in the outstanding movie Silver-Linings Playbook.
He grew up in west Philadelphia called Wynnefield. He met Jeffrey A. Townes at a party and started performing together as "DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince". The show "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was based off of Will's real life from when he lived in west Philadelphia.
He was born in Philadelphia in 1974. Ever since he was 7 he has been working non-stop as an actor in movies, and shows. He has been married to Clare Grant for 3 years now. He has been in many movies and shows. A famous TV show he is in would be Family Guy, where he is the voice of Chris Griffin.
She was born in Philadelphia on June 13, 1986. She was home schooled and graduated at the age 14. She has been involved in a variety of movies and shows. A popular movie she has starred in would have to be Thor. She laso plays the main character in a popular TV show "two broke girls" with her best friend/co-star Beth Behrs.
He was born in Philadelphia on July 12, 1937. The most popular show he has been on would have to be his own show "The Cosby Show" that aired for eight years then stopped in 1992. He has been one of Americas most know actor/comedian for over 30 years and is still widely known.
5 interesting facts about Philadelphia
-The Birthplace of the of the Philly Steak Cheese Burger is Philadelphia.
-It's the place where the first american flag was designed.
-It's considered to be one of the most haunted cities in America.
-George Washington served as president from 1790-1797 in Philadelphia.
-It's the birthplace of the first daily news-paper.
Philadelphia YouTube Video
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Travel Guide- Must see attractions