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Living in University City Philadelphia

University City is the 21st most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 14,345 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Powelton Village, Spruce Hill, Mantua, West Powelton, Grays Ferry, Fitler Square and Graduate Hospital.

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90 Walk Score of University City, Philadelphia, PA

University City is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Penn Park

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Shoemaker Green

Daily errands do not require a car in University City Philadelphia.

University City is the 21st most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 90.

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

University City Philadelphia Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Vue32 in the University City area
from $1,598
Studio
Walk Score 87
Rental info for 4106 Baltimore Ave - 2 in the University City area
$2,200
3 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Arrive University City in the University City area
from $1,705
Studio
Walk Score 88
Rental info for Korman Residential at 3737 Chestnut in the University City area
from $2,501
Rental info for Hamilton Court in the University City area
from $3,095
2 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Locust on the Park in the University City area
from $1,774
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Chestnut Hall Apartments in the University City area
from $1,158
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for The Axis in the University City area
from $850
Studio
Walk Score 89

University City Neighborhood Ranking

Compare University City to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

19 Dunlap 91 75 89 2,088
20 Point Breeze 91 72 81 23,703
21 University City 90 96 92 14,345
22 Powelton Village 90 95 95 5,620
23 Fairhill 90 69 62 26,097

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 222 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in University City.

People in University City can walk to an average of 20 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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96 Transit Score of University City, Philadelphia, PA

University City is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

University City has world-class public transportation and about 8 bus, 6 rail and 5 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

92 Bike Score of University City, Philadelphia, PA

University City is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Penn Park in University City, Philadelphia

Penn Park

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Covenant Statue

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The Porch

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The Quadrangle

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The Button

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The Palestra

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