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Philadelphia
  • City in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Philadelphia is a city in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,596,865. Philadelphia is in Philadelphia County. Living in Philadelphia offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Philadelphia there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Philadelphia and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Philadelphia...
Population
1,596,865

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,149
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    486
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    22.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    69
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    331.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    409.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,329.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    357.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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