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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    A+
Rittenhouse is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 25,170. Rittenhouse is in Philadelphia County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Rittenhouse offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Rittenhouse there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Rittenhouse and residents tend to be liberal.
About Rittenhouse...
Population
25,170

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$628,878
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,560
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    69%
  • Own
    31%
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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
    110
    283
  • Murder
    4
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    205
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    185
    500
  • Theft
    2,131
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$78,427
National
$55,322
Children
5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    46%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Great place to live. Safe neighborhood with excellent restaurants, parks, shopping, and cultural attractions. Extremely dense and walkable neighborhood with outstanding access to public transportation.
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The weather in the spring is probably the nicest. It is not too hot nor too cold. The weather feels nice most of that time. In the summer, the weather is extremely hot and it makes having to walk almost unbearable. The fall weather is nice at first. You can wear long sleeves and be comfortable. But once it starts getting colder it is not as pleasant. In the winter, it is horrible especially when there is snow on the ground. It is extremely difficult to walk through the streets because of snow being everywhere along with people and freezing wind.
The housing in this area is pretty great. The quality of the housing is overall excellent. The only thing is sometimes people leave things a little bit dirty and no one cleans them. There are rarely any abandoned properties in this area. Most place are lively and have people. The cost of housing although, is sort of expensive. I wish the housing in this area was not so expensive.