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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
  • Races in 2017
    • 10,44343.3%White
    • 5,88224.4%Black
    • 5,04720.9%Asian
    • 9343.9%Two or more races
    • 8663.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7193.0%American Indian
    • 1510.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 880.4%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in University City in Philadelphia, PA
Median household income in 2016:
University City:

$39,264
Philadelphia:

$41,449

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,908Less than $10,000
  • 884$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,249$20,000 to $29,999
  • 950$30,000 to $39,999
  • 737$40,000 to $49,999
  • 713$50,000 to $59,999
  • 398$60,000 to $74,999
  • 359$75,000 to $99,999
  • 191$100,000 to $124,999
  • 149$125,000 to $149,999
  • 201$150,000 to $199,999
  • 455$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 2,600Less than $50,000
  • 4,265$50,000 to $99,999
  • 416$100,000 to $149,999
  • 476$150,000 to $199,999
  • 176$200,000 to $249,999
  • 200$250,000 to $299,999
  • 234$300,000 to $399,999
  • 383$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,912$500,000 to $749,999
  • 317$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,212$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 860Less than $100
  • 1,750$100 to $199
  • 2,791$200 to $299
  • 362$300 to $399
  • 236$400 to $499
  • 658$500 to $599
  • 1,642$600 to $699
  • 1,715$700 to $799
  • 1,057$800 to $899
  • 349$900 to $999
  • 757$1,000 to $1,249
  • 577$1,250 to $1,499
  • 601$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,542$2,000 or more
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 in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University City
  • 2331 room
  • 1112 rooms
  • 4213 rooms
  • 904 rooms
  • 2255 rooms
  • 4366 rooms
  • 4027 rooms
  • 3448 rooms
  • 669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • 1,9401 room
  • 6592 rooms
  • 2,4753 rooms
  • 1,0324 rooms
  • 8275 rooms
  • 4186 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 1208 rooms
  • 679+ 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
  • 233no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 2062 bedrooms
  • 4993 bedrooms
  • 3254 bedrooms
  • 1905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in University City
  • 1,959no bedroom
  • 2,9151 bedroom
  • 1,2422 bedrooms
  • 7333 bedrooms
  • 2014 bedrooms
  • 2405+ bedrooms
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

Year house built in University City
  • Year house built in University City
  • 9262014 or later
  • 3,0222010 to 2013
  • 3152000 to 2009
  • 7371990 to 1999
  • 3391980 to 1989
  • 9361970 to 1979
  • 1,5071960 to 1969
  • 7441950 to 1959
  • 5631940 to 1949
  • 4,8351939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

446.6
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 216Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,0505 to 9 minutes
  • 87310 to 14 minutes
  • 1,66815 to 19 minutes
  • 1,25620 to 24 minutes
  • 69025 to 29 minutes
  • 84930 to 34 minutes
  • 10235 to 39 minutes
  • 50340 to 44 minutes
  • 89045 to 59 minutes
  • 41860 to 89 minutes
  • 5790 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 20.0%1,826Drove a car alone
  • 3.9%359Carpooled
  • 24.1%2,199Bus or trolley bus
  • 4.0%361Streetcar or trolley car
  • 3.9%356Subway or elevated
  • 3.1%285Railroad
  • 12.1%1,107Taxi
  • 15.3%1,397Motorcycle
  • 4.4%401Bicycle
  • 36.8%3,354Walked
  • 5.4%489Other means
  • 5.3%484Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 15012:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 3335:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 2595:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 2816:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 5406:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 6807:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 6927:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1,2968:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1,0828:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 9459:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 35210:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 26111:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 1,25312:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 1,0264:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

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 2017):
University City:

1995
Philadelphia:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
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
  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 6.2%Coal or coke
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel

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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