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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Walnut Hill is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 7,735. Walnut Hill is in Philadelphia County. Living in Walnut Hill offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Walnut Hill there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals live in Walnut Hill and residents tend to be liberal.
About Walnut Hill...
Population
7,735

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$214,227
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$917
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    70%
  • Own
    30%
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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
    208
    283
  • Murder
    12
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    269
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    196
    500
  • Theft
    929
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    98
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,920
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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I love the city I live in because this is what I am used to. I am very comfortable where I live, but of course, there could be some improvements. The potholes are terrible, sometimes traffic is really bad, and the sidewalks/streets are destroyed. Nowhere is going to be perfect, but the people are nice, there is always something to do, and I am in close proximity to popular locations.
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Response time is acceptable, but just acceptable isn't good enough in certain situations.
The community tries to come together and have functions, but not many people participate.