Livability Score

75
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) A+
Two Persons
Coffee Shop
Chhaya Cafe
Coffee Shop
Corner Bakery
Coffee Shop
Ultimo Coffee
Coffee Shop
Black N Brew
Coffee Shop
Cinemug
Coffee Shop
B2
Coffee Shop
Cafe Pendawa
Coffee Shop
Essen Bakery
Coffee Shop
Green Eggs Cafe
Coffee Shop
Benna's West
Coffee Shop
Grindcore House
Coffee Shop
Global Crepes Local Shakes
Coffee Shop
Global Crepes & Local Shakes
Coffee Shop
Benna's
Coffee Shop
Cafe con Chocolate
Coffee Shop
ReAnimator Coffee
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
Cafe Crema
Coffee Shop
Cafe Crema
Coffee Shop
RIM Cafe
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
The Pharmacy
Coffee Shop
Golden Donuts
Coffee Shop
Function Coffee Labs
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (1) A+
Past Present Projects
Art Gallery
St Monica Lanes
Bowling Alley
Citizens Bank Park
Stadium
South Bowl
Bowling Alley
The Mario Lanza Institute and Museum
Museum
Pep Bowl
Bowling Alley
American Swedish Historical Museum
Museum
Red Lounge
Nightclub
Wells Fargo Center
Stadium
Mummers Museum
Museum
Italian market
Attraction
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
Theatre Arts
Commandant's Quarters
Attraction
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Museum
Laurie Beechman Cabaret Theater
Theatre Arts
The Shubin (Philadelphia Improv Theater)
Theatre Arts
Philadelphia Arts Bank
Theatre Arts
National Marian Anderson Museum
Museum
Fluid Nightclub
Nightclub
Theatre of Living Arts
Theatre Arts
Suzanne Roberts Theatre
Theatre Arts
Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Gershman Black Box Theater
Theatre Arts
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Museum
Louis Bluver Theatre
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (5) A+
Avarrano's
Fast Food
Pop's Homemade Water Ice
Sweets
Unknown Name
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Popeyes
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Bok Bar
Bar
Vikings High School Club
Bar
Philly Pretzel Factory
Fast Food
Lucky 13 Pub
Bar
Bender City
Bar
Watkins Drinkery
Bar
The Station
Bar
Brew
Alcohol
Unknown Name
Bar
Chickie's and Pete's Crabhouse and Sports Bar
Bar
Second District Brewing Company
Bar
South Philadelphia Tap Room
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Philadium Tavern
Bar
The Bottle Shop
Beverages
Mcdaniels
Bar
The Fountain Porter
Bar
Second District Brewing Company
Bar
Fitness (2) A+
United Communities Southeast Philadelphia (Houston Center)
Community Centre
Ford Recreation Center
Community Centre
Guerin Recreation Center
Community Centre
East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
Community Centre
Philadelphia Barbell
Gym
Fitness Works
Gym
Tuck Barre & Yoga
Gym
Marian Anderson Community Center
Community Centre
Jewish Community Center
Community Centre
Old Pine Community Center
Community Centre
Philadelphia Sports Club: Society Hill
Gym
The Sporting Club at the Bellevue
Gym
LA Fitness
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
SLT NYC
Gym
Relentless Fitness
Gym
Pingpod
Gym
Orangetheory Fitness
Gym
Sweat Fitness
Gym
EverybodyFights
Gym
Sweat Fitness
Gym
Broadway Fitness
Gym
Ringe Squash Court
Gym
L&M Studio
Gym
Hutchinson Gymnasium
Gym
Groceries (1) A+
New York Bakery
Bakery
ShopRite
Grocery Store
Artisan Boulanger Patissier
Bakery
Heirs Bakery
Bakery
Corner Bakery
Bakery
Oregon Market
Grocery Store
V Marks the Shop
Grocery Store
Leon Grocery
Grocery Store
Supermarket El Paisa
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Termini Brothers Bakery
Bakery
Acme
Grocery Store
Passyunk Market
Grocery Store
Acme
Grocery Store
El Paisano Supermarket
Grocery Store
Acme
Grocery Store
Save-A-Lot
Grocery Store
ShopRite
Grocery Store
Mexican grocer
Grocery Store
First Oriental Market
Grocery Store
SuperFresh
Grocery Store
Hung Vuong Supermarket
Grocery Store
Giant
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Los Amigos Meat Market
Butcher
Parks (11) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Mollbore Terrace Park (11th St)
Park
Mollbore Terrace and 8th St
Park
Mollbore Terrace Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Mifflin Square
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Marconi Plaza
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Weinberg Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Ford Recreation Center
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
Park
Murphy Recreation Center
Park
Guerin Recreation Center
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (6) A+
Tony's Food Market
Convenience Store
Best of Both Worlds
Convenience Store
Rudi's formal wear
Clothing
L&M Variety Store
Convenience Store
T-Mobile
Electronics
Burlington
Department Store
KicksUSA
Shoes
Ross
Department Store
Liberty Bell Bicycles
Bicycle
Foglia Hair Stylist
Hairdresser
J & J Super Market
Convenience Store
Ten Pennies Florist
Florist
Dollar Store
Discount Store
Ruby's Food Market
Convenience Store
1540 Hardware
Home Improvement
Edible Arrangements
Gift Shop
Borobudur Mini Market
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
T-Mobile
Electronics
Morris Market
Convenience Store
Nancy Kwan Beauty Salon
Beauty
Friendly Grocery
Convenience Store
South Philly Community Store
Convenience Store
Morel Grocery
Convenience Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 35.2% take public transportation in South Philadelphia.
Public Transit Stops (3)
Stops & Stations
A+
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Oregon
Transit Station
Snyder
Transit Station
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Fern Rock Transportation Center
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
2nd and wolf
Bus Stop
2nd and Jackson
Bus Stop
2nd and Snyder
Bus Stop
Tasker-Morris
Transit Station
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
NRG
Transit Station
21331
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
Ellsworth-Federal
Transit Station
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Fern Rock
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Whitman Plaza
Bus Stop
57 To Fern Rock
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
35.2%
A+
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cost of living B

The cost of living in South Philadelphia is 101/100 - which is 3% higher than Pennsylvania.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
D+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime F

South Philadelphia crime rates are 3,335 per 100k, which is 89% higher than Pennsylvania
Property Crime
2,620 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
715 crimes per 100k
F
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employment D+

The median income in South Philadelphia is $45,300 - which is 17% lower than Pennsylvania.
Med. Household Income
$45,300
F
Unemployment Rate
7.2%
F
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health A

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (6)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Philadelphia Family Medicine Associates
Doctor
Silverman
Pharmacy
Philadelphia Company 49 Fire Station
Fire Station
Philadelphia Company 49 Fire Station
Fire Station
Methodist Hospital
Hospital
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Saint Monica Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare
Clinic
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Philadelphia FD Engine 53 / Ladder 27
Fire Station
Philadelphia Company 53 Fire Station
Fire Station
Kindred Hospital South Philadelphia
Hospital
Olde Philly Pharmacy
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Philadelphia Company10 Fire Station
Fire Station
South Philadelphia Police Station
Police
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Philadelphia Company 60 Fire Station
Fire Station
Philadelphia District 1 Police Department
Police
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Philadelphia Company 3 Fire Station
Fire Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Wilson Park Medical Center
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing B+

South Philadelphia home prices are $171,795 - which is 2% higher than Pennsylvania
Home Price
$171,795
C+
Home Appreciation Rate
N/A
C
Home Affordability
3.8x (home price to income ratio)
C
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schools C-

The South Philadelphia graduation rate is 68% - which is 20% lower than Pennsylvania
School Test Scores
38%
F
High School Grad. Rates
68%
F
Elementary Schools (5) A+
Fell D Newlin Sch
Jenks Abram Sch
Mastery Cs - Thomas Campus
Key Francis Scott Sch
City Kids Christian School
Philadelphia Performing Arts Cs
Taggart John H Sch
Southwark Sch
Sharswood George Sch
Bregy F Amedee Sch
True Gospel Tabernacle Learning Center
Girard Stephen Sch
St Pro Regional Catholic School
Kirkbride Eliza B Sch
St Thomas Aquinas School
Childs George W Sch
Gamp
Calvary Temple Christian Academy
Jackson Andrew Sch
Mcdaniel Delaplaine Sch
Vare-Washington El Sch
Universal Vare Charter School
Nebinger George W Sch
Christopher Columbus Cs
Stanton Edwin M Sch
High Schools (2) A+
Mastery Cs - Thomas Campus
Philadelphia Performing Arts Cs
South Philadelphia Hs
Furness Horace Hs
Gamp
Preparatory Cs Of Mathematics Science
Creative And Performing Arts
Academy At Palumbo
Universal Institute Cs
Delaware Valley High School, Cc
Universal Audenried Charter School
Charter High School For Architecture And
Philadelphia Electrical & Tech Chs
Constitution Hs
Parkway Center City Middle College
Mastery Chs - Lenfest Campus
Freire Cs
Pride Academy
Gloucester Catholic High School
Friends Select School
Science Leadership Academy
Roman Catholic High School
Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School
Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy
The Sd Of Philadelphia Virtual Academy
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ratings A+

South Philadelphia has an overall rating of 86% from 2 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A
User Surveys (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
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South Philadelphia Area Facts

  • South Philadelphia has a Livability Score of 75/100, which is considered excellent
  • South Philadelphia crime rates are 38% lower than the Philadelphia average
  • Cost of living in South Philadelphia is 1% lower than the Philadelphia average
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South Philly - Girard Estates Area / Newbold / West Passyunk 4 rating By audiemurphy58 ( Oct 08, 2014) I just moved here from Delaware County and my neighborhood is amazing. Parking is great in my neighborhood (18th and Wolf Streets), there is Zero crime, a few great bars and restaurants and the subway is only 3 blocks away. I love being about to walk around Girard park and the ...Read More neighborhood associations are friendly.

Philadelphia is improving as a whole and its nice to already be in a nice and stable neighborhood to start. I am excited to see the less developed neighborhood continue to change and watch property value increase. I do not have kids yet but my wife and I are eager to start a family in this amazing neighborhood! Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in South Philadelphia? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Mollbore Terrace Park (11th St)
Mollbore Terrace and 8th St
Mollbore Terrace Park
Unknown Name
Mifflin Square
Unknown Name
Marconi Plaza

Entertainment

Past Present Projects
St Monica Lanes
Citizens Bank Park
South Bowl
The Mario Lanza Institute and Museum
Pep Bowl
American Swedish Historical Museum
Red Lounge

Food & Drink

Avarrano's
Pop's Homemade Water Ice
Unknown Name
Dunkin'
McDonald's
Popeyes
Dunkin'
Bok Bar

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in South Philadelphia? Of all people who commute, 35.2% take public transportation in South Philadelphia.
Drive to Work
37%

39% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
35%

30% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
7%

4% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is South Philadelphia a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Wills Eye Hospital
Kindred Hospital South Philadelphia
Kensington Hospital
Rite Options
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Shriners Hospitals for Children

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Rite Aid
CVS Pharmacy
Rite Aid
CVS Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Rite Aid

Doctors

Hortense T. Moss Health Center
American College of Physicians
Rhino Chiropractic
Eye Institute of Pennsylvania
Drexel Student Health
Bruce Hopper, MD
Einstein Emergency Room
Dr. Ali Albert Anaim

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