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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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Wissahickon Hills is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 2,420. Wissahickon Hills is in Philadelphia County. Living in Wissahickon Hills offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wissahickon Hills there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Wissahickon Hills and residents tend to be liberal.
About Wissahickon Hills...
Population
2,420

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$235,453
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,263
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    79
    500
  • Theft
    39
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$73,783
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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We love living here. It is the perfect mix of suburban feel but with plenty to do in the area