Skip to Main Content
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
West Kensington is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 13,688. West Kensington is in Philadelphia County. Living in West Kensington offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Kensington there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in West Kensington and residents tend to be liberal.
About West Kensington...
Population
13,688

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,780
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$766
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for West Kensington
Get Rates
  • Get pre-approved for a home loan quickly.
  • Easy online application with $0 in lender fees.
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.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    293
    283
  • Murder
    15
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    173
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    263
    500
  • Theft
    811
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    105
    284
Home Security Options for West Kensington
Learn More
  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$24,654
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    38%
    13%
Places like West Kensington
  • C
    Grays Ferry
    • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA
    • 13 reviews
  • C+
    Whitman Park
    • Neighborhood in Camden, NJ
    • 13 reviews
  • C
    Hartranft
    • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA
    • 45 reviews
  • C-
    Camden
    • Town in New Jersey
    • 28 reviews
More

West Kensington Reviews

No reviews yet

Take our survey to add your review

Review West Kensington