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Living in Germantown Philadelphia

Germantown is the 48th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 22,842 residents.

Germantown has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: East Germantown, East Falls, Tioga/Nicetown, Ogontz, Alleghany West, West Mount Airy and East Mount Airy.

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Walk Score of Germantown, Philadelphia, PA

Germantown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Wayne Av & Coulter St

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Wayne Av & Coulter St

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Germantown Philadelphia.

Germantown is the 48th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 77.

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

Germantown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Germantown to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

46 East Germantown 77 64 63 21,667
47 Overbrook 77 68 57 29,205
48 Germantown 77 66 59 22,842
49 East Mount Airy 74 57 58 18,452
50 Lawncrest 72 59 65 38,190

See Walk Score rankings for all of Philadelphia.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 80 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Germantown.

People in Germantown can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Germantown, Philadelphia, PA

Germantown has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Germantown Philadelphia apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Germantown has good public transportation and about 9 bus and 6 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Germantown has about 1 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Germantown, Philadelphia, PA

Germantown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in Germantown

Germantown has more violent crime and more property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

Germantown Crime Rate

Compared to all Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Wayne Av & Coulter St

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Wayne Av & Coulter St

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Enon Tabernacle Baptist church

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Enon Tabernacle Baptist church

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