About Philadelphia, PA


The City of Brotherly Love, where urban living meets affordability

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania needs no introduction as the fifth largest city in the country. Many of the decisions that led to the founding of the United States were made in Philly, which was once the nation's capital. It is one of the oldest cities in the country and is visited by millions of people every year. It is also a major hub of American commerce, located between New York City and Washington, D.C.

Philly has a number of world famous landmarks as well as countless museums, art galleries, professional sports teams, shopping and more, truly making it a world-wide destination. The city is broken up into 12 areas, often divided by rivers and other landmarks. Even within the 12 areas, Philly is further split into over 100 different neighborhoods with their own styles and unique feel to match what you may be looking for in a home. Befitting its size and importance, Philadelphia has extensive public transportation in and around the city as well as transportation to other major cities such as Washington, D.C. and New York City. Philadelphia is also rated as one of the most walkable major cities in the United States.

Homes in Philadelphia are as diverse as their neighborhoods. Multi-million dollar houses can be found in the more affluent outskirts, as well as in the Center City communities, like Society Hill and Rittenhouse Square. Single-family detached and row homes can be found along with townhouses, condominiums, and apartments throughout the city. From the historic to modern, Philadelphia real estate offers something to suit everyone. And with median home prices lower than other Mid-Atlantic cities, it is an appealing option for young professionals or those looking for an urban lifestyle.

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Philadelphia Schools and Demographics


Elementary Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Aloysius L Fitzpatrick School KG - 08 852 16 19154
Decatur Stephen School KG - 08 913 17 19154
John Hancock Demonstration School KG - 05 714 15 19114
Thomas Holme School KG - 08 750 15 19114
Watson Comly School KG - 05 500 14 19116
William H Loesche School PK - 05 920 15 19116

Middle Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
John Hancock Demonstration School-la Brum 6-8 Campus 06 - 08 310 8 19154

High Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush 09 - 12 589 16 19154
Philadelphia Academy Charter High School 09 - 12 450 0 19116
Washington George High School 09 - 12 1,555 16 19116

Ungraded Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Mast Community Charter School KG - 12 1,200 16 19116
Mast Community Charter School Ii KG - 11 1,310 16 19116
Mast Community Charter School Iii (district) KG - 08 1,017 0 19154
Philadelphia Academy Charter School KG - 08 1,166 12 19116
Swenson Arts & Technology High School 09 - 12 693 14 19154

Demographics near Philadelphia, PA 19154

Zip Code City
Population 1,615,184 1,615,198
Population Density 12,045 12,045
Median Age 36.9 36.9
People per Household 2.4 2.4
Median Household Income 50,724 50,724
Average Income per Capita 30,201 30,201

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