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Upper Roxborough
  • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

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

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Upper Roxborough is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 12,012. Upper Roxborough is in Philadelphia County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Upper Roxborough offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Upper Roxborough there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Upper Roxborough and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Upper Roxborough...
Population
12,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$321,745
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,583
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Upper Roxborough 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
    24.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    148.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    458.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    12.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$83,737
National
$75,149
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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Upper Roxborough Reviews

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