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Area: 0.716 square miles

Population: 20,209

Population density:
West Kensington:

28,243 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,726 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 12,29453.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,28018.7%White
    • 2,91912.7%Black
    • 1,4956.5%Asian
    • 9614.2%Some other race
    • 7163.1%Two or more races
    • 2701.2%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in West Kensington in Philadelphia, PA
Median household income in 2019:
West Kensington:

$25,726
Philadelphia:

$47,474

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,553Less than $10,000
  • 1,765$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,307$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,163$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,261$40,000 to $49,999
  • 580$50,000 to $59,999
  • 642$60,000 to $74,999
  • 754$75,000 to $99,999
  • 291$100,000 to $124,999
  • 349$125,000 to $149,999
  • 686$150,000 to $199,999
  • 333$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 3,204Less than $50,000
  • 2,646$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1,006$100,000 to $149,999
  • 1,417$150,000 to $199,999
  • 749$200,000 to $249,999
  • 596$250,000 to $299,999
  • 641$300,000 to $399,999
  • 175$400,000 to $499,999
  • 466$500,000 to $749,999
  • 280$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 546Less than $100
  • 1,189$100 to $199
  • 1,468$200 to $299
  • 916$300 to $399
  • 1,061$400 to $499
  • 1,565$500 to $599
  • 1,114$600 to $699
  • 855$700 to $799
  • 407$800 to $899
  • 634$900 to $999
  • 568$1,000 to $1,249
  • 454$1,250 to $1,499
  • 396$1,500 to $1,999
  • 535$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
West Kensington:

$708
Philadelphia:

$906

Zip codes: 19122, 19125, 19133.

Males:

10,620
Females:

9,588
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

29.7 years
Whole city:

33.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

38.1 years
Whole city:

36.2 years

Average household size:
West Kensington:

4.2 people
Philadelphia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
West Kensington:

42.3%
Philadelphia:

40.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

26.7%
Philadelphia:

28.1%

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

21.3%
Philadelphia:

18.0%

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

25.9%
Philadelphia:

17.3%

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

28.5%
Philadelphia:

24.6%

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

23.5%
city:

26.3%

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

17.2%
Philadelphia:

6.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

55.9%
Philadelphia:

64.4%

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

13.1%
Philadelphia:

17.5%

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

21.7%
city:

4.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

9.4%
Philadelphia:

14.0%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Kensington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Kensington
  • 1951 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2953 rooms
  • 6434 rooms
  • 8725 rooms
  • 1,0736 rooms
  • 6857 rooms
  • 4198 rooms
  • 9939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • 6591 room
  • 3092 rooms
  • 1,0033 rooms
  • 7394 rooms
  • 1,3335 rooms
  • 6406 rooms
  • 5877 rooms
  • 4668 rooms
  • 2849+ 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
  • 195no bedroom
  • 1951 bedroom
  • 8552 bedrooms
  • 1,6173 bedrooms
  • 9874 bedrooms
  • 7655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Kensington
  • 687no bedroom
  • 1,0851 bedroom
  • 1,5772 bedrooms
  • 1,0173 bedrooms
  • 3404 bedrooms
  • 5515+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.3
Philadelphia:

1.3

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

0.9
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
West Kensington:

40.1%
Philadelphia:

59.0%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (9.0% of all units):
    West Kensington:

    $271,625
    Philadelphia:

    $289,612

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (66.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $132,305
    city:

    $185,021

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (10.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $296,727
    Philadelphia:

    $208,554

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (8.6% of all units):
    West Kensington:

    $354,578
    city:

    $335,438

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (8.2% of all units):
    West Kensington:

    $198,621
    Philadelphia:

    $400,388

Year house built in West Kensington
  • Year house built in West Kensington
  • 6192014 or later
  • 2942010 to 2013
  • 5162000 to 2009
  • 6771990 to 1999
  • 4441980 to 1989
  • 6031970 to 1979
  • 5601960 to 1969
  • 8871950 to 1959
  • 1,1291940 to 1949
  • 5,1671939 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:

219.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 84Less than 5 minutes
  • 3745 to 9 minutes
  • 51310 to 14 minutes
  • 48715 to 19 minutes
  • 89320 to 24 minutes
  • 23825 to 29 minutes
  • 1,00830 to 34 minutes
  • 22235 to 39 minutes
  • 17840 to 44 minutes
  • 97745 to 59 minutes
  • 40460 to 89 minutes
  • 36190 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 39.4%2,932Drove a car alone
  • 10.4%777Carpooled
  • 22.6%1,683Bus
  • 13.4%995Subway or elevated rail
  • 5.6%416Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 3.1%229Ferryboat
  • 5.9%441Taxi
  • 0.6%46Motorcycle
  • 10.8%803Bicycle
  • 13.0%970Walked
  • 4.9%362Other means
  • 8.9%666Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 11112:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2655:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 1245:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 3536:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 3296:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 8957:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 5527:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 5928:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 3388:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 4439:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 20610:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 31211:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 39012:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 4904:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    5.1%
    city:

    8.4%

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

    3.8%
    city:

    3.7%

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

    1.2%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    1.7%
    city:

    4.0%

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

    1.8%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    2.3%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    24.3%
    city:

    21.0%

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

    14.1%
    city:

    14.6%

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

    4.6%
    city:

    0.2%

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

    8.2%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    8.4%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    15.5%
    city:

    6.3%


Occupations of females:

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

    7.1%
    city:

    7.8%

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

    4.6%
    city:

    6.3%

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

    1.6%
    city:

    1.4%

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

    3.7%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    2.0%

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

    9.4%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    10.6%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.4%
    city:

    24.4%

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

    23.7%
    city:

    25.2%

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

    1.7%
    city:

    0.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    2.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    30.1%
    Philadelphia:

    15.6%

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

    6.7%
    Philadelphia:

    6.1%

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

    4.6%
    Philadelphia:

    2.6%

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

    45.1%
    Philadelphia:

    18.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
West Kensington:

36.8%
Philadelphia:

23.3%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
West Kensington:

1997
Philadelphia:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
West Kensington:

2008
Philadelphia:

2018

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

84.8%
Philadelphia:

68.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.9%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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