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Living in Holmesburg Philadelphia

Holmesburg is the 66th 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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Walk Score of Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA

Holmesburg is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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St Hubert Catholic High School For Girls

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Sheffield Tavern

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Holmesburg Philadelphia.

Holmesburg is the 66th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 68.

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

Holmesburg Philadelphia Apartments for Rent

Holmesburg Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Holmesburg to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

64 Rhawnhurst 69 54 61 29,682
65 East Parkside 68 66 81 2,936
66 Holmesburg 68 52 61 33,658
67 Bridesburg 66 47 52 7,022
68 East Falls 66 62 51 9,635

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 104 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Holmesburg.

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

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Transit Score of Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA

Holmesburg has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Holmesburg has good public transportation and about 5 bus and 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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St Hubert Catholic High School For Girls

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Sheffield Tavern

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Shef's Pizza & Deli

Bike Score of Holmesburg, Philadelphia, PA

Holmesburg is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in Holmesburg

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Holmesburg has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

Holmesburg Crime Rate

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Al's Corner Deli and Catering Services

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New Foundations Charter School

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Tacony Beer Distributing Co

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Forrest Hill AC

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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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Shef's Pizza & Deli

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