Skip to Main Content
Washington Square West
  • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  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 C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

editorial

Washington Square West is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 12,477. Washington Square West is in Philadelphia County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Washington Square West offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Washington Square West there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Washington Square West and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Washington Square West...
Population
12,477

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$603,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,363
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    78%
  • Own
    22%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Washington Square West
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Get approval in minutes. Checking rates won't affect your credit score.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Search Home Listings Nearby

movoto.com®

Washington Square West Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    196.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    266.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    238.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,374.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    35.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$78,797
National
$64,994
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Similar Places

Places like Washington Square West

Washington Square West Reviews

Rating 4.2 out of 5  5 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Washington Square West
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

add-to-list