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 1,000 17 19154
John Hancock Demonstration School KG - 05 734 15 19114
Samuel K Faust Elementary School KG - 06 608 11 19020
School Lane Cs KG - 08 900 13 19020
Thomas Holme School KG - 06 630 15 19114
Valley Elementary School KG - 06 700 18 19020
William H Loesche School PK - 05 800 15 19116

Middle Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Cecelia Snyder Middle School 07 - 08 412 11 19020
John Hancock Demonstration School-la Brum 6-8 Campus 06 - 08 310 8 19154
Robert K Shafer Middle School 07 - 08 532 13 19020

High Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush 09 - 12 670 16 19154
Bensalem Twp High School 09 - 12 1,837 15 19020
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 1,500 16 19116
Philadelphia Academy Charter School KG - 08 800 12 19116
Swenson Arts & Technology High School 09 - 12 693 14 19154

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