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Area: 0.716 square miles

Population: 23,465

Population density:
West Kensington:

32,793 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,606 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 15,39357.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,39816.3%White
    • 2,5729.5%Black
    • 1,5825.9%Asian
    • 1,4645.4%Two or more races
    • 7282.7%Some other race
    • 4901.8%American Indian
    • 3371.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Age and Sex of Residents in West Kensington in Philadelphia, PA
Median household income in 2016:
West Kensington:

$22,042
Philadelphia:

$41,449

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,845Less than $10,000
  • 2,037$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,430$20,000 to $29,999
  • 863$30,000 to $39,999
  • 746$40,000 to $49,999
  • 467$50,000 to $59,999
  • 512$60,000 to $74,999
  • 555$75,000 to $99,999
  • 329$100,000 to $124,999
  • 269$125,000 to $149,999
  • 411$150,000 to $199,999
  • 204$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 2,932Less than $50,000
  • 3,112$50,000 to $99,999
  • 971$100,000 to $149,999
  • 507$150,000 to $199,999
  • 348$200,000 to $249,999
  • 469$250,000 to $299,999
  • 352$300,000 to $399,999
  • 620$400,000 to $499,999
  • 162$500,000 to $749,999
  • 420$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 742Less than $100
  • 1,643$100 to $199
  • 1,664$200 to $299
  • 561$300 to $399
  • 1,075$400 to $499
  • 1,167$500 to $599
  • 1,014$600 to $699
  • 970$700 to $799
  • 319$800 to $899
  • 175$900 to $999
  • 668$1,000 to $1,249
  • 631$1,250 to $1,499
  • 352$1,500 to $1,999
  • 132$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
West Kensington:

$637
Philadelphia:

$808

Zip codes: 19122, 19125, 19133.

Males:

12,414
Females:

11,051
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

28.8 years
Whole city:

32.4 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

34.4 years
Whole city:

35.6 years

Average household size:
West Kensington:

7.6 people
Philadelphia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
West Kensington:

46.9%
Philadelphia:

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

25.2%
Philadelphia:

27.6%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
West Kensington:

14.3%
Philadelphia:

16.9%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
West Kensington:

16.7%
Philadelphia:

16.8%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
West Kensington:

29.5%
Philadelphia:

25.4%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
West Kensington:

25.2%
city:

26.3%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
West Kensington:

14.5%
Philadelphia:

6.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

53.8%
Philadelphia:

65.0%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
West Kensington:

13.8%
Philadelphia:

16.5%

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

22.2%
city:

3.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

10.2%
Philadelphia:

14.8%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Kensington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Kensington
  • 1301 room
  • 1062 rooms
  • 2793 rooms
  • 5294 rooms
  • 8315 rooms
  • 8496 rooms
  • 4667 rooms
  • 3418 rooms
  • 5119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • 6701 room
  • 4142 rooms
  • 9103 rooms
  • 7294 rooms
  • 1,4775 rooms
  • 5686 rooms
  • 4087 rooms
  • 3758 rooms
  • 1569+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Kensington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Kensington
  • 130no bedroom
  • 2271 bedroom
  • 9502 bedrooms
  • 1,2903 bedrooms
  • 8154 bedrooms
  • 4375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • 670no bedroom
  • 1,1351 bedroom
  • 1,2652 bedrooms
  • 1,1923 bedrooms
  • 5784 bedrooms
  • 4015+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.1
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:
West Kensington:

39.5%
Philadelphia:

59.3%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (9.9% of all units):
    West Kensington:

    $113,318
    Philadelphia:

    $278,085

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (63.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $102,603
    city:

    $162,850

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (3.7% of all units):
    West Kensington:

    $241,818
    Philadelphia:

    $374,953

Year house built in West Kensington
  • Year house built in West Kensington
  • 2312014 or later
  • 3452010 to 2013
  • 6952000 to 2009
  • 6331990 to 1999
  • 4061980 to 1989
  • 8981970 to 1979
  • 4931960 to 1969
  • 1,0891950 to 1959
  • 1,4321940 to 1949
  • 4,6591939 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)
  • 163Less than 5 minutes
  • 3075 to 9 minutes
  • 58310 to 14 minutes
  • 71415 to 19 minutes
  • 68420 to 24 minutes
  • 51225 to 29 minutes
  • 80930 to 34 minutes
  • 10335 to 39 minutes
  • 33440 to 44 minutes
  • 82045 to 59 minutes
  • 34960 to 89 minutes
  • 33390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 43.5%3,166Drove a car alone
  • 7.8%571Carpooled
  • 16.7%1,214Bus or trolley bus
  • 16.1%1,174Subway or elevated
  • 7.8%569Railroad
  • 3.4%250Taxi
  • 1.2%88Motorcycle
  • 8.0%582Bicycle
  • 11.1%806Walked
  • 3.2%232Other means
  • 14.0%1,017Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 23412:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2745:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 1885:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 3576:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 2826:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 5367:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 6857:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 5468:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 3648:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 6319:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 22110:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 19211:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 33012:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 4574:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    3.5%
    city:

    8.1%

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

    2.4%
    city:

    3.1%

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

    1.3%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    2.8%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.6%
    city:

    21.6%

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

    15.0%
    city:

    17.1%

  • Percentage of males in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    0.2%

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

    9.8%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    6.2%
    city:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    9.5%
    city:

    4.4%


Occupations of females:

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

    5.6%
    city:

    7.1%

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

    3.4%
    city:

    5.6%

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

    5.8%
    city:

    3.4%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    6.0%
    city:

    7.8%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    5.1%
    city:

    9.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    33.8%
    city:

    25.5%

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

    29.3%
    city:

    28.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    1.3%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
West Kensington:

0.1%
Philadelphia:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    West Kensington:

    25.4%
    Philadelphia:

    15.9%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    West Kensington:

    5.0%
    Philadelphia:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    West Kensington:

    3.3%
    Philadelphia:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    West Kensington:

    53.4%
    Philadelphia:

    18.1%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
West Kensington:

46.4%
Philadelphia:

25.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
West Kensington:

1992
Philadelphia:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
West Kensington:

2006
Philadelphia:

2013

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
West Kensington:

96.0%
Philadelphia:

68.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 66.8%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Highways in this neighborhood:

W Dauphin St

Length: 0.49 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 100 to 313

W Lehigh Ave

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 314

E Lehigh Ave

Length: 0.39 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 100 to 399

Frankford Ave

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 1829

Roads and streets:

N 3rd St

Length: 1.18 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N 2nd St

Length: 1.18 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Howard St

Length: 1.18 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Front St

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N American St

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Hope St

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Hancock St

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Palethorp St

Length: 1.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Mascher St

Length: 1.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2699

N Philip St

Length: 1.04 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 2599

N Orianna St

Length: 0.97 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1700 to 2699

W Susquehanna Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 100 to 599

Diamond St

Length: 0.77 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 599

W Montgomery Ave

Length: 0.76 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 558

W Norris St

Length: 0.74 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 537

N 4th St

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2267

W Oxford St

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 526

W Berks St

Length: 0.69 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 526

N Mutter St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1800 to 2699

N 5th St

Length: 0.64 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 2199

N Bodine St

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2599

Germantown Ave

Length: 0.56 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1600 to 2099

Cecil B Moore Ave

Length: 0.55 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 100 to 499

Kensington Ave

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2400 to 2699

W Cumberland St

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 315

W Huntingdon St

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 330

W York St

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 316

N Waterloo St

Length: 0.40 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2200 to 2699

N Leithgow St

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1800 to 2199

N Randolph St

Length: 0.39 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2199

N Reese St

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1800 to 2199

Blair St

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 1865

E Huntingdon St

Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

Waterloo St

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1700 to 2099

N Lawrence St

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1600 to 2099

N Orkney St

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2000 to 2199

N Cadwallader St

Length: 0.21 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1600 to 1899

Potter St

Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2500 to 2699

Turner St

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 100 to 499

N Lee St

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2400 to 2599

W Hewson St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 499

W Columbia Ave (Cecil B Moore Ave)

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 178 to 523

W Palmer St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

W Colona St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

W Wilt St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

E Cumberland St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

E Palmer St

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Tilghman St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1700 to 1799

N Fairhill St

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2100 to 2199

B St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2600 to 2699

Bodine St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2100 to 2199

A St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2500 to 2599

N Water St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2500 to 2599

Morse St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 599

E Columbia Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Fontain St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 299

E Oxford St

Length: 0.08 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

N 6th St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2200 to 2249

E Hewson St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 599

Edgley St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 599

Dillman St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2032 to 2062

W Sergeant St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 299

W Hazzard St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 299

E Montgomery Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Arlington St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 400 to 499

E Berks St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1678 to 1699

Gust St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 105 to 120

W Nevada St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

Orhan St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 300 to 399

Page St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 299
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