U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 09-28-2008, 08:22 AM
8,756 posts, read 20,614,391 times
Reputation: 3578


To help the members of the Philly forum guide you more quickly towards a compatible neighborhood and lifestyle, here are "just a few" starter questions to choose from.

(Thanks to solibs for "borrowing" this from another forum.)

Please copy and paste the following questions and add your answers:

When are you moving?
Where are you coming from?
Why are you moving?
Where will you be working?
Have you been here yet?

Will you buy or rent?
If buying, are you looking for a house or a condo? How much can you spend?
If renting, are you looking for an apartment, a townhouse or loft? How much can you spend?
Do you prefer hi-rise or walk up?

Do you have a preference of living in a NJ or PA suburb?
(If you answered NJ - post your answers here: http://www.city-data.com/forum/new-j...-philadelphia/)

Are you married or single? Do you have children?
Do you prefer public or private schools?
Do you have pets?
Do you want or need a yard?
Are you keeping a car?
Do you prefer bustling activity or calm and quiet?

What do you want to be closest to?
Basic services (supermarket, drugstore, etc.)
Train or subway stations

Do you want to live with people of a similar age, race, religion or sexual preference or do you prefer a diverse neighborhood?

Favorite Beverage - Craft Beer, wine, water?

__________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __


Map of where people are moving to and from http://www.forbes.com/special-report...migration.html

Neighborhood maps of Philadelphia, Thanks to Summersm343 - Philadelphia Neighborhood Map

Crime map: http://spotcrime.com/pa

tourist/historic site map: http://www.polishamericancenter.org/Map.htm

Rental information: http://www.4wallsinphilly.com/ http://www.padmapper.com/ http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_rent/

Compare Schools: http://paschoolperformance.org/
http://www.schooldigger.com/go/PA/search.aspx and http://paschoolperformance.org/SelectCounty

Racial demographics for US: http://demographics.coopercenter.org/DotMap/

Tax calculator: https://smartasset.com/taxes/pennsyl...tax-calculator

Chester County tax comparison https://www.chesco.org/DocumentCente...ty_muni?bidId=

Delaware county tax comparison table https://www.delcopa.gov/treasurer/forms/TaxRate.pdf

Montgomery County tax comparison https://www.montcopa.org/622/County-...-Millage-Rates

Income information for Northeastern Philadelphia suburbs, up to and including most of the Lehigh Valley: http://www.mcall.com/news/nationworl...htmlstory.html
School tax info - http://www.openpagov.org/school_taxes/sdefault.asp

Fun things to do on the weekend within an hour or so of Philadelphia: Weekend Adventure

Cheese-Steak talk and questions: The MEGA Philadelphia Cheese-Steak Thread! - post all of your cheese-steak questions here!

Walkable Philadelphia: Link to thread - http://www.city-data.com/forum/phila...ghorhoods.html

Hiking within an hour of Philly: Hiking near Philly?

Farm Fresh meats and produce: http://www.eatwild.com/products/pennsylvania.html and Pick-Your-Own (PYO) fruits and veggies http://www.pickyourown.org/PA.htm Farmers markets: http://www.localfarmmarkets.org/PAfarmmarkets.php

Family Friendly towns near Philly: Family friendly suburb with a job in downtown Philly

Last edited by toobusytoday; 03-21-2019 at 05:48 AM.. Reason: added map

Closed Thread

Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2023, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top