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Living in Powelton Philadelphia

Powelton is the 14th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 8,523 residents.

Powelton has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: University City, Mantua, Center City West, Fairmount/Spring Garden, Schuylkill Southwest, Brewerytown and Strawberry Mansion.

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Walk Score of Powelton, Philadelphia, PA

Powelton is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Sabrina's Café

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Drexel Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Powelton Philadelphia.

Powelton is the 14th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 87.

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

Powelton Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Powelton to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.




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12 Point Breeze 89 73 82 23,880
13 Harrowgate 88 68 77 16,060
14 Powelton 87 93 95 8,523
15 Poplar/Ludlow/Yorktowne 87 87 81 20,414
16 Kensington 87 68 81 14,046

See Walk Score rankings for all Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 148 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Powelton.

People in Powelton can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Powelton, Philadelphia, PA

Powelton is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Powelton Philadelphia apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Powelton has world-class public transportation and about 12 bus, 13 rail, 1 subway and 5 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Powelton has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Powelton, Philadelphia, PA

Powelton is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.


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Crime in Powelton

Powelton has less violent crime and less property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

Powelton Crime Rate

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Wally's Food & Grocery

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34th St & Powelton Av

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Thee Shop

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Hamilton Wood Carvings

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The Porch

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Drexel University Call Box

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Brexel Hookah Lounge

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