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East Kensington
  • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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East Kensington is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 6,125. East Kensington is in Philadelphia County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in East Kensington offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In East Kensington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in East Kensington and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About East Kensington...
Population
6,125

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$366,907
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,546
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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East Kensington Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    349.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    252.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    427
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,406.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$99,734
National
$75,149
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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