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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
West Poplar is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 4,406. West Poplar is in Philadelphia County. Living in West Poplar offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Poplar there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Poplar and residents tend to be liberal.
About West Poplar...
Population
4,406

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$294,208
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$853
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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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
    124.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    147.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    679.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    22.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,114
National
$55,322
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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West Poplar Reviews

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It is a nice area if you are a student because it is very quiet here, which is perfect for studying. It is a brand new house so the wall and the floor is clean/ you get a small backyard, and possibly a garage, and you can still have a parking lot. It is walking distance to many restaurants and convenient stores, and public transportation. If you are Temple or CCP students, it is very convenient for you guys to go to school from this area.
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There are many wrong things about this neighborhood. People selling drugs on the corners, killings happen mostly during the summers, some drive bys. Im trying my best to finish school and get out this block for my daughter and myself.
Most people who are walking here are most likely people that are living here. So far, I haven't hear a single police car driving by here. So I am assuming this place is almost like crime free.