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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Elementary Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Fell D Newlin School KG - 08 597 16 19148
Girard Stephen School KG - 04 500 16 19145
Key Francis Scott School KG - 06 575 13 19148
Mcdaniel Delaplaine School KG - 08 610 17 19145
Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School - West Campus 02 - 04 740 17 19145
Southwark School PK - 08 899 13 19148

Middle Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Universal Vare Charter School 05 - 08 346 14 19145

High Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Horace Howard Furness High School 09 - 12 713 9 19148
Mastery Charter School - Thomas Campus 07 - 12 700 13 19148
South Philadelphia High School 09 - 12 620 11 19148
Universal Audenried Charter School 09 - 12 538 11 19145

Ungraded Schools near Philadelphia, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Girard Academic Music Program 05 - 12 625 17 19145
Mastery Charter School - Thomas Elementary KG - 06 600 15 19148
Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School - East Campus KG - 01 450 15 19148
Preparatory Charter School Of Math, Science, Technology And Careers 09 - 12 633 17 19145

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