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2022 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia

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  1. #1 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,005,

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  2. #2 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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!.

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,021,

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  3. #3 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 14,388,

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  4. #4 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,954,

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  5. #5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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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  6. #6 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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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  7. #7 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Northern Liberties

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Northern Liberties is a great neighborhood for young entrepreneurs, young families, and college students. Its a great place for foodies to dive into all the great surrounding restaurants..

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 8,989,

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  8. #8 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    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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  9. #9 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Woodland Terrace

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,025,

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  10. #10 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Washington Square West

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says I have worked in Washington Square West for over eight years and have lived here for one of those years. This is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Philadelphia, it is so vibrant and diverse, with....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 12,477,

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  11. #11 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Hawthorne

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Diverse, affordable, and community oriented. Great mix of incomes and backgrounds. Lots of families. Very close to dense CC area, but still feels like a real neighborhood of families..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 3,955,

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  12. #12 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Logan Square

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is very beautiful. The museums make the neighborhood attractive. With so much to see, there are always tourists around. It is very family friendly. People can be seen walking their dogs at all....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 12,772,

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  13. #13 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Callowhill

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the loft apartments, the rail park, and all the great art, music, food, and entertainment. I love that it's not yet the coolest place to be..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,663,

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  14. #14 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Spring Garden

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Have lived here 6 years and love the easy transportation options, great neighbors, community events, and close knit neighborhood vibe. Definitely the best urban neighborhood in the city..

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,981,

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  15. #15 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Rittenhouse

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says There is a strong police presence in Center City so I rarely feel unsafe..

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 23,349,

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  16. #16 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Society Hill

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Society Hill is close to/includes Washington Square Park, close to South Street and Broad street. There are fantastic restaurants, various gyms (including an outdoor pool at PSC Society Hill),....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,243,

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  17. #17 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Wissahickon

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Very convenient location, beautiful neighborhood. There is a sense of community and neighbors look out for each other. Lots of stuff to do with kids within walking distance and very dog friendly..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,326,

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  18. #18 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Center City East

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says I love Center City Philadelphia! It is a hub of historic landscapes, numerous restaurants, and beautiful neighborhoods. It is so easy to commute throughout the city, whether it is by foot, public....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,542,

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  19. #19 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Spruce Hill

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Spruce Hill is somewhere between "much, much better than average" and "the very best" in Philadelphia. A historic neighborhood of charming large Victorian homes - most subdivided into apartment units....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,208,

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  20. #20 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Manayunk

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Manayunk is an excellent community which seems to have a bright future. It has all but totally shed its “college bro” stereotype with its growing appeal to young professionals, families and people....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,784,

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  21. #21 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Francisville

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like the location! Its close to a lot of nice places and always has some type of event going on. Its close to a lot of tourist spots and i like being in the city. The only thing i wish would change....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,647,

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  22. #22 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Riverfront

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,804,

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  23. #23 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Passyunk Square

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Passyunk Square’s proximity to Center City and the shops and restaurants on Passyunk Avenue. If the city would clean the streets, the neighborhood would be perfect!.

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,686,

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  24. #24 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    West Mount Airy

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says (West) Mt. Airy is an area unlike any other in Philadelphia. This calm, nature filled neighborhood gives you love, both from the grass and the city folk. It's fitting that it is North of Center City,...Mt. Airy is very hilly, which makes for a great morning jog. The houses all resemble pre-1900 homes but with an air of modernism. There’s a yearly event called Mt. Airy Day, where all the residents...There were many times I went hiking near the hills at Lincoln drive with my grandfather. This isn't something you can do in South Philly. Whenever someone asks where I am from, I tell them "I'm from....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 12,388,

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  25. #25 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Philadelphia.

    Germany Hill

    Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,988,

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