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2022 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in the Philadelphia Area

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  1. #73 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Forty Acres

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,014,

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  2. #82 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Happy Valley

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 444,

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  3. #111 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Trolley Square

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Walking distance to the best happy hour and late night bars in Wilmington. Trolley Square has every possible thing you could need in a safe and friendly location.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 487,

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  4. #113 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Lower Highlands

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,668,

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  5. #114 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Wawaset Park/Wawaset Heights

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 472,

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  6. #119 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Highland

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 825,

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  7. #127 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Fitler Square

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Convenient to University of Pennsylvania, HUP, Graduate Hospital, Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Drexel, and Center City. Upscale restaurants abound. Near Schulykill....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,005,

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  8. #136 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Triangle

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says The neighborhood is safe. There is low crime other than the very occasional burglary. The area is near downtown so it is probably slightly less safe than farther in the suburbs. Wilmington as a whole....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,401,

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  9. #137 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Delaware Avenue

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,874,

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  10. #141 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Little Italy

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 970,

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  11. #150 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Brandywine Hill

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,656,

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  12. #160 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    West Hill

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to the west hill neighborhood in October 2018. I love my charming home built in 1919 and the feel of the neighborhood. It’s quiet here and my close neighbors seem to be good down to watch....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,802,

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  13. #172 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Union Park Gardens

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's has the best community you can ask for theres so many kids in the neighborhood that play outside the president of the neighborhood all ways takes the kids to ice cream there's so many events....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 793,

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  14. #182 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Bella Vista

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Bella Vista’s walkability and convenience. The variety of restaurants and shoppes, proximity to Center City, and abundance of public transit lines make car-free living easy!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,021,

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  15. #189 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Harlan (Northwest)

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 1.5 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 2,251,

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  16. #198 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Woodland Terrace

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,025,

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  17. #201 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Queen Village

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Queen Village for over 10 years and I can’t picture myself living anywhere else. It’s a very walkable neighborhood and I always feel safe. There are multiple restaurants, cafés and....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,686,

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  18. #202 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Fairmount

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Great city neighborhood. Walkable to Center City and lots of museums, libraries, book stores, shopping, abundant public transportation, Target and Whole Foods and a generally safe area. Living here....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,261,

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  19. #203 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Graduate Hospital

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Moved to graduate hospital after a year of living in center city. I love how it still feels like a city and is just a 10 minute walk to so many fun activities and other fun neighborhoods, but it has....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 14,388,

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  20. #210 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Hilltop

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 6,517,

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  21. #212 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    East Falls

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    32 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I just moved into my apartment in August and I love it! East Falls is a great area to live because you are right outside the city. The community is safe and I feel comfortable. Germantown, Temple....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,954,

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  22. #213 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Westmoreland

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 649,

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  23. #214 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Old City

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Old City is a historic, urban and walkable neighborhood. The neighborhood is well served by public transit. Old City is known for its many great small, independent businesses and lack of national....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,220,

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  24. #215 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Eastlawn

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 1,909,

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  25. #219 Best Places to Raise a Family in Philadelphia Area.

    Midtown Brandywine

    Neighborhood in Wilmington, DE,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 762,

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