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  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Lawndale is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 23,952. Lawndale is in Philadelphia County. Living in Lawndale offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Lawndale there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Lawndale and residents tend to be liberal.
About Lawndale...
Population
23,952

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$128,943
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$960
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    142.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    199.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    109.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    594.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    33.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,260
National
$55,322
Families with Children
39%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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Hi! My name is Ana, I have been living in Lawndale for about 2 years and, I can say that it is a quiet neighborhood, there are plenty stores, schools, a library, gym, as well as efficient public transportation.
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The area in which I live in is currently facing the results of gentrification in other parts of the city. I go to school at Temple University and more wealthier students and residents are moving into the North Philadelphia and Center City areas and pushing poorer minority families to the northeast and outskirts of the city. The northeast is where I live, it used to be considered more middle class,but now it is becoming more and more low-income.
Its a nice area. There are a lot of friendly people. The traffic is not so bad, so getting to class is not really a struggle for me. There are many schools in the surrounding area as well, which is good for people who have children.