Pennypack, Philadelphia, PA

Pennypack Neighborhood Guide Philadelphia, PA

About

Pennypack is a charming neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, known for its lush green spaces and suburban tranquility. It's named after the Pennypack Park, a vast protected area interlaced with trails, and houses the historical Pennypack Creek. The neighborhood is bordered by Roosevelt Boulevard, a significant thoroughfare offering ease of accessibility. Additionally, it's conveniently close to the I-95, facilitating smooth travel to other parts of Philadelphia and beyond.

What You Will Love About Pennypack, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • The thriving greenery of Pennypack Park offers the perfect escape for nature lovers.
  • The neighborhood is closely knit and has a strong sense of community.
  • Its strategic location near major roads offers easy commutation and access to amenities.

What’s Nearby

Pennypack is just a short drive away from downtown Philadelphia, where various dining, shopping, and entertainment options await. Moreover, it's in proximity to the popular Franklin Mills Mall and Parx Casino.

The Rental Market

In Pennypack, the rental market has been steady, with the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment standing at approximately $1,320. The minimum average price over the last year was around $922, while the maximum average price reached $1,352.

Rental Price Stability

Over the past year, the rental prices in Pennypack have been relatively stable, with a standard deviation of $196.4, indicating moderate fluctuations between the minimum and maximum prices.

Lifestyle

Pennypack offers a serene suburban lifestyle, with ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Its location allows residents to enjoy the tranquility of a residential neighborhood while still being within reach of Philadelphia's vibrant city life.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 93 restaurants, 23 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the Pennypack neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Net Cost Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store, Health Food Store

    0.2 miles

    2417 Welsh Rd

  • GROCERY
    Frankford Candy & Chocolate Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Chocolate Store, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    9300 Ashton Rd

  • GROCERY
    Grocery Outlet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    2524 Welsh Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Tremont Plaza Philadelphia

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.5 miles

    2524 Welsh Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Northeast Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.5 miles

    9173 Roosevelt Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Lidl Us

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    9175 Roosevelt Blvd

Pennypack Apartments and Rentals

71 Rental properties in Pennypack, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Park Place One property

    $1,499+

    Park Place One

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    874–1075 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Joshua House property

    $1,410+

    Joshua House

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    650–1156 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Scotchbrook Rental Townhomes property

    $1,545+

    Scotchbrook Rental Townhomes

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1250–1600 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Holme Circle Apartments property

    $1,225+

    Holme Circle Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–850 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Beechwood Gardens property

    $1,250+

    Beechwood Gardens

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    775–975 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • 7400 Roosevelt. property

    $1,255+

    7400 Roosevelt.

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    500–1100 Sqft

    2 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
2.8%
2.3%
utilities
3.3%
8.6%
food
1.8%
2.5%
transportation
0%
7.6%
healthcare
0%
7%

Pennypack Demographics

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Pennypack Reviews

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  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

Pennypack Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

56/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

55/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

46/100
1 bus stop

SEPTA Route 19, 50: Stop ID

Bus Stop

Ashton Road

Source: foursquare.com

Pennypack Schools

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