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Living in North Central Philadelphia

North Central is the 31st most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 24,024 residents.

North Central has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Brewerytown, Poplar/Ludlow/Yorktowne, Hartranft, Fairmount/Spring Garden, Strawberry Mansion, Alleghany West and West Kensington.

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Walk Score of North Central, Philadelphia, PA

North Central is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in North Central Philadelphia.

North Central is the 31st most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 81.

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

North Central Neighborhood Ranking

Compare North Central to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

29 Ogontz 81 75 68 24,967
30 Richmond 81 62 76 43,892
31 North Central 81 77 63 24,024
32 Olney 81 69 64 34,704
33 Wissinoming 80 62 69 14,299

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 187 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in North Central.

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

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Transit Score of North Central, Philadelphia, PA

North Central has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

North Central has excellent public transportation and about 8 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 North Central on public transit.

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North Central has about 2 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of North Central, Philadelphia, PA

North Central is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in North Central

= Lowest Crime

North Central has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

North Central Crime Rate

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