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Somerton
  • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

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

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Somerton is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 33,208. Somerton is in Philadelphia County. Living in Somerton offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Somerton there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Somerton and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Somerton...
Population
33,208

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$291,634
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,118
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Somerton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    65.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    59.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    130.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    442.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$74,391
National
$75,149
Families with Children
24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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Somerton Reviews

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