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A+ South Philadelphia Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D South Philadelphia Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% higher than Pennsylvania
South Philadelphia
1077% more expensive than the US average
1044% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Philadelphia cost of living
F South Philadelphia Crime Total crime is 25% higher than Pennsylvania
Total crime
2,46111% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4111% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
South Philadelphia crime
D- South Philadelphia Employment Household income is 17% lower than Pennsylvania
Median household income
$45,30018% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,94216% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%54% higher than the US average
South Philadelphia employment
C South Philadelphia Housing Home value is 2% higher than Pennsylvania
Median home value
$171,7957% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9272% lower than the US average
Home ownership
69%8% higher than the US average
South Philadelphia real estate or South Philadelphia rentals
F South Philadelphia Schools HS graduation rate is 20% lower than Pennsylvania
High school grad. rates
68%18% lower than the US average
School test scores
37%25% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Philadelphia K-12 schools or Philadelphia colleges

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Compare Philadelphia, PA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Philadelphia, PA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bustleton, Philadelphia7513.431,993
Torresdale, Philadelphia7214.430,358
Girard Estates, Philadelphia710.922,301
Fox Chase, Philadelphia7111.723,450
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Manayunk, Philadelphia707.712,005
Holmesburry-Torresdale, Philadelphia6911.725,247
Marconi Plaza-Packer Park, Philadelphia6825,804
Academy Gardens, Philadelphia6812.727,044

Best Cities Near Philadelphia, PA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Haverford College, PA879.91,306
Fox Chase, PA8711.61,280
Devon, PA8316.61,880
Lionville, PA8327.16,557
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Plainsboro Center, NJ8341.72,733
Kenilworth, PA8332.71,839
South Pottstown, PA8334.31,986
Collegeville, PA8224.25,279

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South Philly - Girard Estates Area / Newbold / West Passyunk

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 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!
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Source: The South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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