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West Oak Lane
  • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

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

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West Oak Lane is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 39,014. West Oak Lane is in Philadelphia County. Living in West Oak Lane offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In West Oak Lane there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in West Oak Lane and residents tend to be liberal.

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About West Oak Lane...
Population
39,014

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,886
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,034
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    176.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    101
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    493.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,555
National
$64,994
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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