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Living in Holmesburg Philadelphia

Holmesburg is the 68th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 33,658 residents.

Holmesburg has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Torresdale, Tacony - Wissinoming, Mayfair, Rhawnhurst, Northeast Philadelphia, Oxford Circle - Castor and Bustleton.

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60 Walk Score of Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA

Holmesburg is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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New Foundations Charter School

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Tacony Beer Distributing Co

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Holmesburg Philadelphia.

Holmesburg is the 68th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 60.

Find apartments in Philadelphia's most walkable neighborhoods: Rittenhouse Square, Avenue of the Arts South and Washington Square West.

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Holmesburg Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Holmesburg to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

66 Oak Lane - East Oak Lane 61 64 60 13,774
67 Eastwick - Southwest Philadelphia 61 66 65 26,525
68 Holmesburg 60 52 64 33,658
69 East Parkside 57 64 88 2,936
70 Fox Chase - Burholme 54 49 53 20,829

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 44 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Holmesburg.

People in Holmesburg can walk to an average of 0.9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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52 Transit Score of Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA

Holmesburg has Good Transit

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Public Transit Routes

Holmesburg has good public transportation and about 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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New Foundations Charter School

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Tacony Beer Distributing Co

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Holmesburg Boys Club

64 Bike Score of Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA

Holmesburg is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Holmesburg Boys Club

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Dance Kids

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Ancient Order Of Hiberians

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