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Wissahickon is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,604. Wissahickon is in Philadelphia County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Wissahickon offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent 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
5,604

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$252,620
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,186
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    36
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    289
    500
  • Theft
    397
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$59,034
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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