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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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Upper Roxborough is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 15,755. 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 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 Upper Roxborough...
Population
15,755

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$272,473
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,251
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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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
    25
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    25
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    149
    500
  • Theft
    459
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    12
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,529
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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This isn't the most dangerous neighborhood, but its not the safest either. Its not dangerous and you almost always feel safe. The safety is improving.
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Great neighborhood to grow up in, but recently getting worse in overall rating.
More recent break-ins/robberies, but overall pretty safe area