Advertising in Philadelphia


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history, the second largest city on the East Coast, and the fifth-most populous city in the United States of America. The city is the core of economic activity in Pennsylvania, and is home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Also iconic are the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalized by Sylvester Stallone’s triumphant run in the film 'Rocky.'

Known as “The City of Brotherly Love”, Philadelphia is famous for its inhabitants’ influence on the region’s arts and cuisine. The soft pretzel and cheesesteak have become symbols of the Philadelphia lifestyle and culture. The city holds the record for having more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other American city, and Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park is the largest landscaped urban park on Earth.

  • Estimated Population: 1,580,863
  • Foreign born: 13.10%
  • Language other than English spoken at home: 22.40%
  • High school graduates: 82.60%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.30%
  • Median Household income: $39,770
  • Per Capita income: $23,696
  • Population per sq. mile: 11,379
  • White – 41.30%, Black or African – 42.90%, American Indian – 0.40%, Asian – 6.90%, Others – 8.50%

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Events in Philadelphia


January
  • Wings Lacrosse Season Starts
  • Mummers Parade
  • Market Street
February
  • Philadelphia International Auto Show
  • African American History Month
March
  • Annual PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW
  • The Book and the Cook Festival
  • National Women's History Month​
April
  • Spring Splash on South Street​
  • Baseball Season Starts
May
  • Charge Women's Soccer Season Starts​
  • Police and Fire Memorial Service
  • Dad Vail Regatta
  • Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival
June
  • Manayunk Strol
  • First Union U.S. Pro Cycling Championship
  • First Union Liberty Classic
  • Sunoco Welcome America
July
  • Greek Picnic
  • Dragon Boat Races
August
  • Eagles Football Season Starts
  • National Women's Equality Day - August 26
September
  • Puerto Rican Week Festival Parade​
  • Annual German – American Steuben Parade
  • Philadelphia Fringe Festival
October
  • Kixx Indoor Soccer Season
  • Columbus day parade
  • Philadelphia College Festival​
November
  • Thanksgiving day parade
  • Center City Holiday Festival
  • National Native-American Heritage Month​
December
  • Hanukkah Events
  • Kwanzaa Events
  • Christmas Events

Business & Education in Philadelphia


There are two public universities located within the city limits: Temple University and the Community College of Philadelphia. Further, the city is abound with quite a few private colleges including The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill College, Curtis Institute of Music, Drexel University, La Salle University, and Philadelphia University

The city is home to thirteen Fortune 500 companies: Comcast, Pep Boys, Colonial Penn, CIGNA, Lincoln Financial Group, Aramark, Crown Holdings Incorporated, Rohm and Haas Company, FMC Corporation, Wyeth, GlaxoSmithKline, Boeing Rotorcraft Systems, and Sunoco.