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    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
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  12. Commute
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Wissahickon is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,432. Living in Wissahickon offers residents an urban 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
5,432

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$245,777
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,372
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$53,880
National
$55,322
Children
9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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