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Living in Fishtown Philadelphia

Fishtown is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 15,894 residents.

Fishtown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: West Kensington, Kensington, Poplar/Ludlow/Yorktowne, Hartranft, Riverfront, Center City East and Fairhill.

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Walk Score of Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA

Fishtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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The Rialto

Photo of El Camino Real in Fishtown, Philadelphia

El Camino Real

Daily errands do not require a car in Fishtown Philadelphia.

Fishtown is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 91.

Find apartments in Philadelphia's most walkable neighborhoods: Center City East, Center City West and Wharton/Hawthorne/Bella Vista.

Fishtown Philadelphia Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for TAC in the Fishtown area
from $1,500
1 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Sharon in the Fishtown area
$1,550
2 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for TAC in the Fishtown area
from $1,325
Studio
Walk Score 78
Rental info for TAC in the Fishtown area
from $1,295
Studio
Walk Score 75
Rental info for TAC in the Fishtown area
from $1,425
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Penn Treaty Village Pennthouses in the Fishtown area
from $1,785
Rental info for TAC in the Fishtown area
from $1,440
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for TAC in the Fishtown area
from $1,495
1 bed
Walk Score 92

Fishtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Fishtown to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

3 Wharton/Hawthorne/Bella Vista 95 79 84 28,232
4 Schuylkill Southwest 92 85 98 11,562
5 Fishtown 91 76 87 15,894
6 Pennsport/Whitman/Queen 91 68 87 27,260
7 Girard Estates 91 76 80 20,597

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 207 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Fishtown.

People in Fishtown can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Standard Tap

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Not Just Pizza

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Transit Score of Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA

Fishtown has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Fishtown Philadelphia apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Fishtown has excellent public transportation and about 6 bus, 1 subway and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Fishtown on public transit.

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Fishtown has about 6 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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El Bar

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Statue

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Palmer St & Frankford Av

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Bike Score of Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA

Fishtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Fishtown

= Lowest Crime

Fishtown has less personal crime and more property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

Fishtown Crime Rate

Compared to all Philadelphia neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Fishtown Philadelphia?

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Superfresh

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King's Oak

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El Bar

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Statue

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Pink Dolphin

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Tedenza

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The Piazza at Schmid's

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Liberties Walk

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Suppa

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Simple Cleaners

Fishtown is Talking About...

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PYT

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The Piazza at Schmidts, North Hancock Street, Philadelphia, PA

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Soy Cafe

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