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Living in University City Philadelphia

University City is the 18th 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 18th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 90.

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

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University City Neighborhood Ranking

Compare University City to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

16 South Philadelphia East 91 76 84 24,742
17 Fairmount - Art Museum 91 78 89 23,767
18 University City 90 95 92 14,345
19 Point Breeze 89 74 82 23,703
20 Powelton Village 88 94 96 5,620

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 220 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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95 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 on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

University City has world-class public transportation and about 7 bus, 13 rail and 1 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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