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Area: 1.351 square miles

Population: 23,293

Population density:
University City:

17,246 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,606 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in University City in Philadelphia, PA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in University City in Philadelphia, PA
Races in University City in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA
Household income distribution in 2013 in University City in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA
Median household income in 2016:
University City:

$39,264
Philadelphia:

$41,449

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in University City in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Median rent in 2016:
University City:

$859
Philadelphia:

$808

Zip codes: 19104.

Males:

12,157
Females:

11,136
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

25.2 years
Whole city:

32.4 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

30.7 years
Whole city:

35.6 years

Average household size:
University City:

4.4 people
Philadelphia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
University City:

19.6%
Philadelphia:

40.1%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

12.5%
Philadelphia:

27.6%

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

23.6%
Philadelphia:

16.9%

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

18.2%
Philadelphia:

16.8%

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

42.7%
Philadelphia:

25.4%

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

38.9%
city:

26.3%

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

1.2%
Philadelphia:

6.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

40.0%
Philadelphia:

65.0%

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

39.7%
Philadelphia:

16.5%

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

1.7%
city:

3.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

18.6%
Philadelphia:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in University City:

  • 1 room: 233
  • 2 rooms: 111
  • 3 rooms: 421
  • 4 rooms: 90
  • 5 rooms: 225
  • 6 rooms: 436
  • 7 rooms: 402
  • 8 rooms: 344
  • 9+ rooms: 66
Note: State values scaled to University City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City:

  • 1 room: 1,940
  • 2 rooms: 659
  • 3 rooms: 2,475
  • 4 rooms: 1,032
  • 5 rooms: 827
  • 6 rooms: 418
  • 7 rooms: 155
  • 8 rooms: 120
  • 9+ rooms: 67
Note: State values scaled to University City population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City:

  • no bedroom: 233
  • 1 bedroom: 114
  • 2 bedrooms: 206
  • 3 bedrooms: 499
  • 4 bedrooms: 325
  • 5+ bedrooms: 190
Note: State values scaled to University City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in University City:

  • no bedroom: 1,959
  • 1 bedroom: 2,915
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,242
  • 3 bedrooms: 733
  • 4 bedrooms: 201
  • 5+ bedrooms: 240
Note: State values scaled to University City population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.0
Philadelphia:

1.3

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

0.7
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
University City:

46.1%
Philadelphia:

59.3%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (1.0% of all units):
    University City:

    $259,130
    Philadelphia:

    $278,085

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (21.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $407,337
    city:

    $162,850

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (25.2% of all units):
    University City:

    $445,696
    Philadelphia:

    $374,953

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 926
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,022
  • 2000 to 2009: 315
  • 1990 to 1999: 737
  • 1980 to 1989: 339
  • 1970 to 1979: 936
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,507
  • 1950 to 1959: 744
  • 1940 to 1949: 563
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,835
Note: State values scaled to University City Philadelphia PA population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2016 (higher means more crime):
City:

469.6
U.S. average:

236.5

Mode of transportation to work in University City in Philadelphia, PA
Time Leaving Home for Work in University City in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA
Commute time to work in University City in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Occupations of males:

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

    6.4%
    city:

    8.1%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    4.4%

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

    1.5%
    city:

    3.1%

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

    6.9%
    city:

    1.2%

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

    2.2%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.3%
    city:

    1.6%

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

    11.1%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    6.4%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    10.1%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    21.6%
    city:

    21.6%

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

    19.0%
    city:

    17.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.3%
    city:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    7.1%
    city:

    6.4%


Occupations of females:

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

    3.3%
    city:

    7.1%

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

    5.3%
    city:

    5.6%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    0.6%

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

    12.1%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    2.2%
    city:

    3.4%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    10.5%
    city:

    7.8%

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

    2.0%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    14.5%
    city:

    9.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    19.8%
    city:

    25.5%

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

    17.3%
    city:

    28.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.9%
    city:

    0.9%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    1.3%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    20.9%
    Philadelphia:

    15.9%

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

    45.7%
    Philadelphia:

    6.5%

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

    11.9%
    Philadelphia:

    2.7%

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

    26.7%
    Philadelphia:

    18.1%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
University City:

45.4%
Philadelphia:

25.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2016):
University City:

1995
Philadelphia:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
University City:

2010
Philadelphia:

2013

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

175.8%
Philadelphia:

68.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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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