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Philadelphia, PA

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Located in the southeast corner of Pennsylvania, on the border of New Jersey, Philadelphia is a beautifully diverse city where the arts and sciences flourish. Rich with history and loaded with significant landmarks, like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the city is also known for its innovative and creative culture. The birthplace to Philadelphia soul, the music scene has also supported major artists in hip hop and rock. With well-kept urban parks and numerous museums to visit, there’s always something to do in Philly. Plus with teams like the Phillies, the 76ers, and the Eagles, you can take pride in the home team.

Apartments in Philadelphia

$935-$2175

Haddonview Associates, LLC
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$819-$2789

Chestnut Hill Village Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: -1-2.5

$829-$3293

Park Towne Place Apartments
Beds: Studio-4  •  Baths: 1-2

$1200-$3603

The Sterling Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1395-$5995

Goldtex
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-3.5

$1849-$3999

The RiverLoft Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2.5

Key City Stats

The average age of Philadelphia, PA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.01%
  • 7.25%
  • 6.48%
  • Female
  • 8.89%
  • 6.95%
  • 6.11%
$850
is average rent in Philadelphia, PA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.21%
  • 5.78%
  • 6.16%
26.53%
of units are available for rent in Philadelphia
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 24291
  • 3714
  • 44550
Getting Around in Philadelphia, PA

While Philadelphia is extremely walkable and a car is always convenient for commuting, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, or SEPTA, offers bus, rail, and trolley services to get you to your destinations quickly and easily. But they’re not the only trains in town! Connect with Amtrak to travel outside of the city and head from Philly to New York on a New Jersey Transit train. But, if biking is your favorite mode of transport, check out the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and get familiar with all the local trails and connectors.

80
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
86
Transit Score®
"Excellent Transit"
The average commuter time in Philadelphia is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.03%
  • 18.81%
  • 3.36%

At the Observatory

<p>Philadelphia has it all: science, art, archaeological, and history museums, all waiting to be explored. Depending on the weather, you can get a rare, safe glimpse of the sun, the moon, Jupiter, and other astronomical bodies at the Joel N. Bloom Observatory, as part of the Franklin Institute. In addition to access to the rare telescope, this science museum has daily shows. Find out what makes fireworks pop and discover the amazing interactive displays, like the flight simulators!</p>

Learn Everything at a Festival

<p>Philadelphia is the host to numerous conventions and festivals. Philly Tech Week is all about innovation and technology, the Philadelphia Science Festival brings the wonders of science to the entire community, and the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts celebrates and shares art with the world. Philadelphia is known for being a mecca of innovation and a city that celebrates the arts publically, so whether you choose to rent downtown, or in a quieter part of the city, the arts and sciences will always be accessible.</p>

Discover Great Art in Philly

<p>With hundreds of thousands of works, the Philadelphia Museum of Art holds antiquities, photos, sculptures, and more--from all over the world. Head to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for a wide range of exhibits on Afghanistan rugs, Chinese artifacts, and photographs of mummies. For a comprehensive, elegant collection representing the history of Philly, the Philadelphia History Museum is absolutely a must see.</p>