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Living in West Kensington Philadelphia

West Kensington is the 17th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 9,857 residents.

West Kensington has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Hartranft, Kensington, Fishtown, Fairhill, Poplar/Ludlow/Yorktowne, Harrowgate and North Central.

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Walk Score of West Kensington, Philadelphia, PA

West Kensington is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in West Kensington Philadelphia.

West Kensington is the 17th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 86.

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

West Kensington Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Kensington to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

15 Poplar/Ludlow/Yorktowne 87 87 81 20,414
16 Kensington 87 68 81 14,046
17 West Kensington 86 76 75 9,857
18 Fairhill 85 70 69 28,072
19 Riverfront 85 72 92 1,536

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 105 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Kensington.

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

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Transit Score of West Kensington, Philadelphia, PA

West Kensington has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

West Kensington has excellent public transportation and about 8 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

Bike Score of West Kensington, Philadelphia, PA

West Kensington is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in West Kensington

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West Kensington has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

West Kensington Crime Rate

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