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
Bache-martin School PK - 08 450 10 19130
Christopher Columbus Cs KG - 08 779 15 19147
Jackson Andrew School PK - 08 610 13 19147
Kirkbride Eliza B School PK - 08 540 14 19147
Meredith William M School KG - 08 570 15 19147
Nebinger George W School PK - 08 500 12 19147
Vare-washington Elementary School PK - 08 380 13 19147
Waring Laura W School KG - 08 300 16 19130

High Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Academy At Palumbo 09 - 12 925 19 19147
Creative And Performing Arts 09 - 12 725 15 19147
Franklin Benjamin High School 09 - 12 504 12 19130
Franklin Learning Center 09 - 12 920 18 19130
Gateway To College 09 - 12 0 0 19130
Philadelphia Electrical And Technology Charter School 09 - 12 600 16 19102
Philadelphia Virtual Academy 06 - 12 650 0 19130
Re-engagement Center 09 - 12 0 0 19130

Ungraded Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Christopher Columbus Charter North KG - 05 0 0 19147
Masterman Julia R Secondary School 05 - 12 1,200 18 19130
People For People Charter School KG - 12 546 13 19130
Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School - Vine Street Campus 05 - 12 1,600 16 19102

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