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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
    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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  12. Commute
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Wissahickon is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 4,295. Wissahickon is in Philadelphia County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Wissahickon offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Wissahickon there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Wissahickon and residents tend to be liberal.
About Wissahickon...
Population
4,295

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$259,608
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,446
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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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
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    36.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    288.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    397
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$64,951
National
$55,322
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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