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Average Rent in Philadelphia, PA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Philadelphia Studio - $1,314-6%
Philadelphia 1 Bed - $1,787-2%
Philadelphia 2 Beds - $1,925-8%
Last updated 6/12/2024

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Local Reviews

the unity in my neighborhood is unique. My favorite local place is the skating rink. me and my family love the skaing rink and bond and have a good timre there.

It is close to alot of stores within walking distance. Also it is on a bus route. There is job opportunities around my area.

The only thing good about my neighborhood is the stores and they all close early because of the violence in the neighborhood

I like going out of my neighborhood to have fun because it's too dangerous in mine we go out to eat and the movies downtown

My neighborhood borders on a large park. There are a lot of small shopping centers near by. It is very diverse with many races living in harmony.

I love the people that work across the street. They're really cool and nice. I like how accessible transportation is whether bus or trolley. I also like the wide streets very open.

Demographics

Education

High School

44%

Associate's

28%

Bachelor's

16%

Master's

9%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

43%

3 people

27%

4 people

16%

5 people

7%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

63%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

16%

20-45

40%

45-65

20%

65+

12%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/12/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

In Philadelphia, PA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,314 to $1,925. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA is $1,314. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,787. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,925.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-6%

Changed from $1,398 to $1,314
1 Bed

-2%

Changed from $1,823 to $1,787
2 Beds

-8%

Changed from $2,092 to $1,925
Last updated 6/12/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.3%

Compared to National Average

1.9%

The cost of living in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA is 0.3% higher than the state average and 1.9% higher than the national average. West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA housing is 2.3% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 8.6% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 2.5% more in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 7% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
2.8%
2.3%
Utilities
3.3%
8.6%
Food
1.8%
2.5%
Transportation
0%
7.6%
Healthcare
0%
7%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Cherry Hill$2,013-4%
Allentown$1,838+33%
Bensalem$1,634-44%
West Chester$1,562+4%
Wilmington$1,5570%
Hamilton$1,500+7%
Philadelphia$1,314-6%
Reading$1,305-3%
Levittown$1,250+2%
Newark$1,0250%
Bethlehem$872-29%
Easton$872-22%
Trenton$7210%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Cherry Hill$2,242-8%
Allentown$1,971+1%
West Chester$1,887-3%
Hamilton Township$1,847+23%
Bethlehem$1,845+9%
Philadelphia$1,787-2%
Easton$1,775+8%
Hamilton$1,717-19%
Wilmington$1,605+3%
Levittown$1,590-2%
Bensalem$1,589+2%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,544-4%
Newark$1,495-1%
Reading$1,420-7%
Trenton$1,400-5%
Vineland$1,125+20%
Camden$995+8%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Cherry Hill$2,720-11%
Easton$2,530+40%
Hamilton Township$2,300--
West Chester$2,239-5%
Allentown$2,199+24%
Bethlehem$2,1450%
Hamilton$1,945-28%
Philadelphia$1,925-8%
Wilmington$1,893+3%
Levittown$1,867+2%
Bensalem$1,866-2%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,849-5%
Reading$1,702+4%
Newark$1,662+5%
Trenton$1,600-10%
Vineland$1,275+18%
Upper Darby$1,250+4%
Camden$1,192+2%

Compare Neighborhoods

West Oak Lane

$950

1 Bed Avg. Rent

East Germantown

$1,000

1 Bed Avg. Rent

North Delaware

$1,000

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA?

For renters in Philadelphia seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are West Oak Lane, East Germantown, and North Delaware, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $950, $1,000, and $1,000 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Walnut Hill and Fox Chase, where the rents are $1,050 and $1,062, a favorable comparison to Philadelphia's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,787.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA?

In Philadelphia, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are University City, Center City, and Avenue of the Arts North. A 1-bedroom apartment in University City averages at $2,215, in Center City it averages $2,077, and in Avenue of the Arts North, the average is $2,061. For additional high-end living options, Rittenhouse Square offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,995, and Northern Liberties at $1,962. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,787 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA?

In Philadelphia, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Strawberry Mansion, Lower North, and Brewerytown. In Strawberry Mansion, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,250. Lower North sees average rents of $1,408 for a 1-bedroom unit. Brewerytown offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,462. For those seeking other popular areas, North Central presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,215, and Avenue of the Arts North at $2,061. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,787 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Northern Liberties$1,970+24%
West Mount Airy$1,750+94%
Francisville$1,550+72%
East Falls$1,525+9%
Belmont$1,500--
Avenue of the Arts North$1,500-9%
Rittenhouse Square$1,475+4%
Old City$1,475-15%
Fairmount - Art Museum$1,450+4%
Fishtown$1,450+9%
River Wards$1,444+32%
Chestnut Hill$1,424+24%
University City$1,400+7%
West Philadelphia$1,369+5%
West Kensington$1,338--
Center City$1,322-10%
Lower North$1,300-7%
Strawberry Mansion$1,300-2%
Point Breeze$1,284-4%
Spring Garden$1,275+21%
Walnut Hill$1,265+27%
Graduate Hospital$1,260-12%
Mantua$1,2500%
West Powelton$1,246-4%
Roxborough$1,245-7%
Lower Northwest$1,222-5%
Brewerytown$1,200-14%
South Philadelphia$1,198-10%
East Mount Airy$1,165+37%
Washington Square West$1,095-13%
Bridesburg$1,095--
Upper North District$1,087+11%
Cobbs Creek$1,050-12%
Kensington$962-13%
Fox Chase$962+27%
North Central$960+2%
Southwest Philadelphia$900-20%
Overbrook$884-7%
Cedar Park$870+4%
Hartranft$850-6%
Kingsessing$850--
Upper North Philadelphia$850-3%
Frankford$845--
Richmond$750--
East Germantown$700--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Center City$2,077-4%
Avenue of the Arts North$2,061+3%
Rittenhouse Square$1,995+3%
Northern Liberties$1,962+2%
Old City$1,900-6%
Washington Square West$1,7950%
Chestnut Hill$1,766+14%
Fishtown$1,697+1%
Graduate Hospital$1,695-3%
West Powelton$1,615-8%
Kensington$1,597-11%
River Wards$1,570-5%
West Philadelphia$1,552-14%
Francisville$1,518-11%
Roxborough$1,500-6%
Lower Northwest$1,497-4%
West Mount Airy$1,475+18%
East Falls$1,474-13%
Brewerytown$1,462-11%
West Kensington$1,450-3%
Point Breeze$1,435-1%
South Philadelphia$1,430+3%
Spring Garden$1,412-6%
Lower North$1,408-6%
Fairmount - Art Museum$1,400-20%
Cedar Park$1,375+6%
East Mount Airy$1,375+15%
Overbrook$1,365-7%
Somerton$1,310--
Upper North Philadelphia$1,300+33%
Bridesburg$1,295--
Hartranft$1,281-1%
Mantua$1,275+14%
Southwest Philadelphia$1,275+8%
Strawberry Mansion$1,250-22%
Kingsessing$1,250-12%
Grays Ferry$1,250+4%
Frankford$1,250+47%
North Central$1,2150%
Belmont$1,215-6%
Richmond$1,195+117%
Cobbs Creek$1,175-2%
Upper North District$1,170+2%
Mayfair$1,095--
Fox Chase$1,062+16%
Walnut Hill$1,050-9%
East Germantown$1,000-5%
North Delaware$1,000-9%
West Oak Lane$950-17%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Old City$2,645-7%
Chestnut Hill$2,549+56%
Northern Liberties$2,474-23%
Kensington$2,400+30%
Fishtown$2,395+9%
Washington Square West$2,3050%
Somerton$2,150+8%
Overbrook$2,100+87%
Fairmount - Art Museum$2,000+29%
Avenue of the Arts North$2,000-15%
Graduate Hospital$1,9950%
River Wards$1,960-1%
East Falls$1,914-16%
Francisville$1,895+6%
West Mount Airy$1,875+11%
Lower Northwest$1,856-1%
Roxborough$1,847-3%
Spring Garden$1,825-17%
North Delaware$1,800+50%
South Philadelphia$1,797+2%
Point Breeze$1,795+20%
Mantua$1,775-11%
Grays Ferry$1,750--
Brewerytown$1,700-7%
West Philadelphia$1,695-9%
West Powelton$1,695-6%
West Kensington$1,695-6%
East Mount Airy$1,695-15%
East Germantown$1,650--
Lower North$1,609-10%
Upper North Philadelphia$1,605-8%
Kingsessing$1,595-3%
Richmond$1,585-1%
Walnut Hill$1,554+16%
Strawberry Mansion$1,550-38%
Southwest Philadelphia$1,505+8%
North Central$1,5000%
Bridesburg$1,500--
Hartranft$1,495-11%
Cobbs Creek$1,421+18%
West Oak Lane$1,375+10%
Upper North District$1,372+7%
Fox Chase$1,335-7%
Belmont$1,325-9%
Cedar Park$1,250-32%
Frankford$950--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

16%

15-30 Mins

33%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

16%

60+ Mins

16%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8484

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 24 of 34 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 26 of 34 renters

Percentage: 8686

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 18 of 34 renters

Percentage: 6767

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 29 of 34 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 19 of 34 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Childcare

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

What a whippersnapper! West Philadelphia Philadelphia is crawling with childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 99% more daycares than average
  3. 61% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Plenty of I.V. league hospitals around here.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 99% more hospitals than average
  3. 44% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 97% more grocery stores than average
  3. 48% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in West Philadelphia Philadelphia.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 98% more shops than average
  3. 72% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

No spin here - West Philadelphia Philadelphia boasts a good number of amusement parks.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 97% more amusement parks than average
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 98% more medical facilities than average
  3. 10% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in West Philadelphia Philadelphia are at full-throttle!

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 95% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 98% more restaurants than average
  3. 9% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. West Philadelphia Philadelphia gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 98% more coffee shops than average
  3. 14% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Philadelphia Philadelphia is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 97% more parks than average
  3. 96% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's pawsible that your pets will fall in love with West Philadelphia Philadelphia.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 95% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in West Philadelphia Philadelphia.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 97% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 53% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in West Philadelphia Philadelphia.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 91% more gyms than average
  3. Far fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Philadelphia Philadelphia sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 98% more theaters than average
  3. 16% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 29% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 25 of 34 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 23 of 34 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 23 of 34 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 22 of 34 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 20 of 34 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 20 of 34 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 18 of 34 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 18 of 34 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 17 of 34 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 17 of 34 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 18 of 34 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 22 of 34 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 23 of 34 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 23 of 34 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 25 of 34 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 25 of 34 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 26 of 34 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 28 of 34 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 28 of 34 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 29 of 34 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in West Philadelphia Philadelphia

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Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
West Philadelphia$1,552$1,695
Belmont 0.9 miles$1,215$1,325
Mantua 1.5 miles$1,275$1,775
Cobbs Creek 1.6 miles$1,175$1,421
Walnut Hill 1.1 miles$1,050$1,554
Haddington 0.8 miles$1,240$1,150
West Powelton 1.3 miles$1,615$1,695
East Parkside 0.9 miles$1,100$1,764
Carroll Park 0.6 miles$1,225$1,525
Mill Creek 0.5 miles$1,275$1,495