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Area: 1.351 square miles

Population: 22,020

Population density:
University City:

16,304 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,668 people per square mile
  • Races in 2021
    • 11,61248.4%White
    • 4,05216.9%Black
    • 3,01912.6%Asian
    • 1,7017.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6386.8%Two or more races
    • 1,2545.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 7163.0%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in University City in Philadelphia, PA
Median household income in 2021:
University City:

$37,117
Philadelphia:

$52,899

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,292Less than $10,000
  • 1,059$10,000 to $19,999
  • 922$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,149$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,219$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,205$50,000 to $59,999
  • 886$60,000 to $74,999
  • 553$75,000 to $99,999
  • 460$100,000 to $124,999
  • 640$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75$150,000 to $199,999
  • 868$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 2,195Less than $50,000
  • 10,399$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1,570$100,000 to $149,999
  • 1,312$150,000 to $199,999
  • 339$200,000 to $249,999
  • 152$250,000 to $299,999
  • 597$300,000 to $399,999
  • 88$400,000 to $499,999
  • 171$500,000 to $749,999
  • 903$750,000 to $999,999
  • 109$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 2,584Less than $100
  • 294$100 to $199
  • 3,895$200 to $299
  • 1,093$300 to $399
  • 2,872$400 to $499
  • 2,274$500 to $599
  • 375$600 to $699
  • 963$700 to $799
  • 1,499$800 to $899
  • 2,604$900 to $999
  • 1,464$1,000 to $1,249
  • 422$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,088$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,361$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2021:
University City:

$979
Philadelphia:

$999

Zip codes: 19104.

Males:

10,557
Females:

11,462
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

28.0 years
Whole city:

34.0 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

33.1 years
Whole city:

36.4 years

Average household size:
University City:

4.2 people
Philadelphia:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
University City:

29.1%
Philadelphia:

39.4%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

21.0%
Philadelphia:

28.1%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
University City:

21.5%
Philadelphia:

20.2%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
University City:

11.8%
Philadelphia:

18.3%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
University City:

35.2%
Philadelphia:

24.9%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
University City:

42.3%
city:

26.2%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
University City:

1.3%
Philadelphia:

6.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

31.8%
Philadelphia:

63.7%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
University City:

47.1%
Philadelphia:

17.9%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

3.0%
city:

3.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

18.2%
Philadelphia:

15.0%

Educational Attainment in 2021
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2,2863 rooms
  • 1114 rooms
  • 2935 rooms
  • 2996 rooms
  • 1427 rooms
  • 1548 rooms
  • 1159+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • 2,0971 room
  • 1,9842 rooms
  • 2,3653 rooms
  • 9434 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 3506 rooms
  • 2487 rooms
  • 2398 rooms
  • 6849+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City
  • 0no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 1402 bedrooms
  • 4023 bedrooms
  • 4304 bedrooms
  • 2265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • 3,269no bedroom
  • 2,5701 bedroom
  • 1,4082 bedrooms
  • 4963 bedrooms
  • 1674 bedrooms
  • 7605+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.2
Philadelphia:

1.3

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.8
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
University City:

80.0%
Philadelphia:

58.1%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2021 (1.8% of all units):
    University City:

    $1,162,933
    Philadelphia:

    $262,763

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2021 (25.7% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $373,898
    city:

    $206,486

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2021 (9.4% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $269,880
    Philadelphia:

    $326,185

Year house built in University City
  • Year house built in University City
  • 492020 or later
  • 6302010 to 2019
  • 1,0722000 to 2009
  • 901990 to 1999
  • 8691980 to 1989
  • 9351970 to 1979
  • 6811960 to 1969
  • 1,2181950 to 1959
  • 7231940 to 1949
  • 4,8821939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2020 (higher means more crime):
City:

169.8
U.S. average:

219.5

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 1,039Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,0935 to 9 minutes
  • 1,10810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,75915 to 19 minutes
  • 86820 to 24 minutes
  • 66425 to 29 minutes
  • 1,44930 to 34 minutes
  • 9135 to 39 minutes
  • 33440 to 44 minutes
  • 72645 to 59 minutes
  • 1,19560 to 89 minutes
  • 15490 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 22.3%2,696Drove a car alone
  • 3.9%469Carpooled
  • 8.2%997Bus
  • 3.6%436Subway or elevated rail
  • 2.5%308Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 7.7%937Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 9.2%1,116Taxi
  • 12.9%1,558Motorcycle
  • 10.5%1,272Bicycle
  • 31.9%3,865Walked
  • 12.7%1,532Other means
  • 12.5%1,519Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 2712:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2165:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 4105:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 1356:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 4616:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 3347:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,0857:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1,9568:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 9688:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 1,8699:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 24010:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 9011:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 1,81812:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 8694:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    9.9%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    4.4%
    city:

    5.9%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    4.9%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    7.9%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    6.8%
    city:

    3.9%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    11.7%
    city:

    4.3%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    6.3%
    city:

    19.7%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    18.6%
    city:

    14.0%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    5.0%
    city:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    8.3%
    city:

    6.5%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    7.7%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    2.6%
    city:

    6.6%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    1.5%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    5.8%
    city:

    1.5%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    26.6%
    city:

    8.6%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    2.1%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    13.7%
    city:

    10.5%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.4%
    city:

    23.6%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    12.3%
    city:

    23.9%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
University City:

0.0%
Philadelphia:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    University City:

    19.0%
    Philadelphia:

    15.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    University City:

    37.3%
    Philadelphia:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    University City:

    15.8%
    Philadelphia:

    2.3%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    University City:

    79.3%
    Philadelphia:

    21.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
University City:

29.1%
Philadelphia:

22.8%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2021):
University City:

1996
Philadelphia:

2006

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2021):
University City:

2015
Philadelphia:

2018

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
University City:

100.0%
Philadelphia:

65.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 48.8%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 4.0%No fuel used
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Solar energy

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

Schuylkill Expy (I- 76)

Length: 2.25 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Rte 3 (Walnut St)

Length: 2.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2600 to 4409

State Rte 3 (Chestnut St)

Length: 1.98 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2901 to 4399

US Hwy 13 (Baltimore Ave)

Length: 0.87 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 3900 to 4449

Civic Center Blvd

Length: 0.75 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3100 to 3699

S 34th St

Length: 0.58 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 17 to 1199

S 33rd St

Length: 0.53 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 20 to 530

S University Ave

Length: 0.50 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 400 to 634

S 38th St (US Hwy 13, S University Ave)

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 13 to 399

Chester Ave

Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4001 to 4299

Roads and streets:

Ludlow St

Length: 1.64 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3000 to 4399

Spruce St

Length: 1.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3300 to 4399

Sansom St

Length: 1.25 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3400 to 4399

S 43rd St

Length: 1.05 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 18 to 899

S 42nd St

Length: 0.93 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 21 to 899

Woodland Ave

Length: 0.82 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 3800 to 4599

Levy Park (Locust Walk)

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 3999

Pine St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3900 to 4399

S 41st St

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 20 to 699

S 30th St

Length: 0.59 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 26 to 249

Locust St

Length: 0.58 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4000 to 4448

S 44th St

Length: 0.57 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 17 to 599

S 40th St

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 27 to 599

Delancey St

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 3900 to 4299

S 39th St

Length: 0.40 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 19 to 499

South St

Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2745 to 3299

Chancellor St

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3200 to 4099

S 32nd St

Length: 0.34 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 25 to 299

S 36th St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 14 to 399

S 37th St

Length: 0.33 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 15 to 299

Hamilton Walk

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3400 to 3799

Gaurdian Dr

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Curie Blvd

Length: 0.27 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 400 to 499

Osage Ave

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4200 to 4399

Irving St

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3900 to 4099

Linmore Ave

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 4500 to 4599

S 46th St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1300 to 1399

Ranstead St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W

Smith Walk

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3300 to 3399

East Svc Rd

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Osler Cir

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Regent Sq

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4200 to 4299

Larchwood Ave

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 428 to 4399

Moravian St

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 3400 to 3499

Schuykill Ave W

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: SW-NE

S Melville St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1300 to 1399

S 31st St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 199

S 29th St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE

University Brdg Ave

Length: 0.08 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

St Marks Sq

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 299

Buckingham Pl

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 201 to 299

Woodland Ter

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 500 to 599

Saint Marks Sq

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 399

36th St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: N-S

S Holly St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 500 to 599

Steve Murray's Way

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S

Woodland Walk

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W

Saybrook Ave

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 4550 to 4599

Leary St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4200 to 4213

Civic Center Blvd (Convention Blvd)

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W

Preston St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 223 to 258

Springfield Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 4496 to 4499

St Marks St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 500 to 599

Grays Ferry Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W

S Preston St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 399

Railroad features:

Norfolk Southern Rlwy (Penn Central RR)

Length: 6.91 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Norfolk Southern Rlwy

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: E-W
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