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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Penrose is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,352. Penrose is in Philadelphia County. Living in Penrose offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Penrose there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Penrose and residents tend to be liberal.
About Penrose...
Population
5,352

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,553
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$879
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    57
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    96
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    268
    500
  • Theft
    555
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$36,498
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
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Gyms and hospitals are readily available, but drug use is common in the neighborhood.
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There is a very good array of diverse and cultural restaurants in the area, especially Halal.
There are plenty of local businesses in the neighborhood and they all provide quality service.