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Area: 2.274 square miles

Population: 17,804

Population density:
Wissahickon Park:

7,828 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,726 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 11,39455.6%White
    • 4,22620.6%Black
    • 1,9189.4%American Indian
    • 9024.4%Asian
    • 7943.9%Two or more races
    • 6493.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6223.0%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in Wissahickon Park in Philadelphia, PA
Median household income in 2019:
Wissahickon Park:

$72,624
Philadelphia:

$47,474

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 809Less than $10,000
  • 505$10,000 to $19,999
  • 806$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,110$30,000 to $39,999
  • 756$40,000 to $49,999
  • 538$50,000 to $59,999
  • 551$60,000 to $74,999
  • 995$75,000 to $99,999
  • 740$100,000 to $124,999
  • 529$125,000 to $149,999
  • 624$150,000 to $199,999
  • 973$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 1,339Less than $50,000
  • 814$50,000 to $99,999
  • 364$100,000 to $149,999
  • 936$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,008$200,000 to $249,999
  • 996$250,000 to $299,999
  • 867$300,000 to $399,999
  • 374$400,000 to $499,999
  • 417$500,000 to $749,999
  • 626$750,000 to $999,999
  • 952$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 315Less than $100
  • 431$100 to $199
  • 1,075$200 to $299
  • 731$300 to $399
  • 273$400 to $499
  • 546$500 to $599
  • 423$600 to $699
  • 2,029$700 to $799
  • 389$800 to $899
  • 369$900 to $999
  • 1,187$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,434$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,053$1,500 to $1,999
  • 751$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Wissahickon Park:

$1,123
Philadelphia:

$906

Zip codes: 19118, 19119, 19128, 19144.

Males:

8,096
Females:

9,707
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

39.9 years
Whole city:

33.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

40.9 years
Whole city:

36.2 years

Average household size:
Wissahickon Park:

6.3 people
Philadelphia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Wissahickon Park:

37.2%
Philadelphia:

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

39.8%
Philadelphia:

28.1%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Wissahickon Park:

36.5%
Philadelphia:

18.0%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Wissahickon Park:

10.9%
Philadelphia:

17.3%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Wissahickon Park:

20.6%
Philadelphia:

24.6%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Wissahickon Park:

21.1%
city:

26.3%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Wissahickon Park:

0.0%
Philadelphia:

6.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

63.8%
Philadelphia:

64.4%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Wissahickon Park:

28.4%
Philadelphia:

17.5%

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

1.2%
city:

4.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

6.6%
Philadelphia:

14.0%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wissahickon Park
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wissahickon Park
  • 281 room
  • 1902 rooms
  • 2963 rooms
  • 2224 rooms
  • 4235 rooms
  • 1,2556 rooms
  • 1,2457 rooms
  • 8168 rooms
  • 1,1189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wissahickon Park
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wissahickon Park
  • 3881 room
  • 7842 rooms
  • 1,6333 rooms
  • 9504 rooms
  • 5905 rooms
  • 1856 rooms
  • 1207 rooms
  • 988 rooms
  • 1209+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wissahickon Park
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wissahickon Park
  • 56no bedroom
  • 2001 bedroom
  • 6942 bedrooms
  • 3,1003 bedrooms
  • 1,0914 bedrooms
  • 5485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wissahickon Park
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wissahickon Park
  • 486no bedroom
  • 1,8911 bedroom
  • 1,4062 bedrooms
  • 5063 bedrooms
  • 3484 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Philadelphia:

1.3

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

1.2
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Wissahickon Park:

63.9%
Philadelphia:

59.0%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (19.9% of all units):
    Wissahickon Park:

    $351,368
    Philadelphia:

    $289,612

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (31.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $229,983
    city:

    $185,021

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (9.2% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $90,026
    Philadelphia:

    $208,554

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (45.4% of all units):
    Wissahickon Park:

    $64,750
    Philadelphia:

    $400,388

Year house built in Wissahickon Park
  • Year house built in Wissahickon Park
  • 3542014 or later
  • 3062010 to 2013
  • 9392000 to 2009
  • 4281990 to 1999
  • 3971980 to 1989
  • 8271970 to 1979
  • 1,5701960 to 1969
  • 1,3221950 to 1959
  • 7251940 to 1949
  • 3,3091939 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)
  • 180Less than 5 minutes
  • 3955 to 9 minutes
  • 1,05110 to 14 minutes
  • 65215 to 19 minutes
  • 1,22120 to 24 minutes
  • 1,01725 to 29 minutes
  • 1,71930 to 34 minutes
  • 59235 to 39 minutes
  • 81440 to 44 minutes
  • 1,36445 to 59 minutes
  • 68060 to 89 minutes
  • 41290 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 59.0%5,716Drove a car alone
  • 11.6%1,125Carpooled
  • 10.3%996Bus
  • 3.7%359Subway or elevated rail
  • 8.4%818Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 1.4%139Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 2.8%270Bicycle
  • 4.9%474Walked
  • 5.3%512Other means
  • 6.0%577Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 13512:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2175:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 6285:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 7006:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 9626:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 2,1617:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,1987:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1,4358:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 6838:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 7229:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 43410:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 19111:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 50212:00 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:

    8.2%
    city:

    8.4%

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

    10.3%
    city:

    5.1%

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

    6.3%
    city:

    3.7%

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

    3.7%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    3.4%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    1.6%

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

    9.5%
    city:

    4.0%

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

    1.9%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    3.9%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    10.9%
    city:

    21.0%

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

    20.2%
    city:

    14.6%

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

    3.7%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    6.3%


Occupations of females:

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

    12.2%
    city:

    7.8%

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

    8.8%
    city:

    6.3%

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

    2.1%
    city:

    1.4%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    0.7%

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

    1.9%
    city:

    1.4%

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

    5.8%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    2.0%

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

    12.1%
    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:

    11.8%
    city:

    10.6%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    7.6%
    city:

    24.4%

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

    25.9%
    city:

    25.2%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    2.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Wissahickon Park:

    18.5%
    Philadelphia:

    15.6%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Wissahickon Park:

    7.2%
    Philadelphia:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Wissahickon Park:

    9.9%
    Philadelphia:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Wissahickon Park:

    67.4%
    Philadelphia:

    18.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Wissahickon Park:

12.6%
Philadelphia:

23.3%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Wissahickon Park:

2002
Philadelphia:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Wissahickon Park:

2015
Philadelphia:

2018

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Wissahickon Park:

87.4%
Philadelphia:

68.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Highways in this neighborhood:

Henry Ave

Length: 1.15 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 5100 to 7499

W Walnut Ln

Length: 0.49 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 700 to 899

Wissahickon Ave

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 5842 to 6049

Ridge Ave

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4800 to 4899

Cliveden St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6332 to 6363

Roads and streets:

Wissahickon Dr

Length: 5.90 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 5700 to 9498

Thomas Mill Dr

Length: 0.76 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

W Rittenhouse St

Length: 0.58 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 660 to 698

Lincoln Dr

Length: 0.44 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 299

Lind Rd

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Gorgas Ln

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 722 to 799

W Mount Airy Ave

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 951 to 1099

E Hermit Ln

Length: 0.25 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 700 to 799

Leverington Ave

Length: 0.22 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

N Mount Pleasant Ave

Length: 0.22 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1000 to 1051

W Wigard St

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W

Rittenhouse Dr

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W

Valley Green Rd

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

Park Line Dr

Length: 0.08 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 6364 to 6499

W Bells Mill Rd

Length: 0.07 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Gypsy Ln

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 4300 to 4399

Rex Ave

Length: 0.05 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S

Blue Bell Ter

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SW-NE

W Chestnut Hill Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 400 to 464

Railroad features:

Reading RR (Norfolk Southern Rlwy)

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W

Other features:

Wissahickon Crk

Length: 0.01 miles
Direction: SW-NE
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