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Pennsylvania Gateway


Sitemap to all pages covering the state of Pennsylvania. Photography contributions by Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy, Carter Buchanan, Jesse Bender and Justin Cozart.

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Population Statistics

State Population:
12,802,503
Metropolitan Populations:
Philadephia- Camden- Wilmington 6,069,875
2,313,336 within Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh 2,358,096 Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton 829,731
Harrisburg, Carlisle 565,006 Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazelton 558,166 Lancaster 536,624
York - Hanover 442,867 Reading 415,271 Erie 278,045
County Populations:
Philadelphia 1,567,442 Allegheny 1,230,459 Montgomery 819,264
Bucks 627,367 Delaware 563,894 Lancaster 536,624
Chester 515,939 York 442,867 Berks 415,271
City Populations:
Philadelphia 1,567,442 Pittsburgh 304,391 Allentown 120,207
Erie 99,475 Reading 87,879 Upper Darby 82,795*
Scranton 77,118 Bethlehem 74,892 Lancaster 59,339
* - Township, 2010 U.S. Census Data
2015 Population Estimate, U.S. Census Data
Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015 - United States -- Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico.

Statistics:

  • Capital: Harrisburg
  • Nickname: The Keystone State
  • State Flower: Mountain Laurel
  • State Bird: Ruffed Grouse
  • State Tree: Eastern Hemlock
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,852.14
  • Land Area: 44,742.70 square miles
  • Highest Point: Mount Davis in Somserset County: 3,213 feet
  • Lowest Point: Delaware River at Sea level
  • Number of Counties: 67
  • Statehood: 2nd State, December 12, 1787

Major League Sports Franchises:

  • Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)
  • Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
  • Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
  • Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
  • Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
  • Philadephia Union (MLS)
  • Philadelphia Athletics (MLB) - Moved to Kansas City in 1955, then to Oakland in 1968
  • Philadelphia Warriors (NBA) - moved to San Francisco in 1962


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