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    834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    Welcome to The Franklin Residences Center City Philadelphia Apartments Live in a historic building with contemporary amenities, centrally located in Washington Square West, offering the best of Philly footsteps from your front door. The Franklin Residences is an iconic high-rise in Philadelphia with a rich history that has been transformed into a luxury apartment community with unparalleled conveniences. Have the best of both worlds – historic charm and modern living in Center City, Philadelphia, apartments today!  Formerly known as the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, the Franklin Residences transports you to a different time once you step inside. A grand lobby with soaring ceilings, dazzling chandeliers, and golden accents welcomes you home. This timeless design boasts contemporary comforts including a state-of-the-art fitness center and a brand new business lounge with flexible workspaces and private conference and meeting rooms. Our friendly, attentive teaem is at your service, providing concierge service 24 hours a day. Our luxury apartments in Philadelphia feature one and two-bedroom, spacious layouts. They boast expansive windows, 10-foot ceilings, soundproof walls, large dining areas, washers and dryers, and come in a variety of finishes to fit your needs. Our community is also pet-friendly, and your furry companions will feel right at home with nearby green space and pet-themed resident events like Yappy Hours. The best of Philadelphia begins at our front door! Theaters, cultural landmarks, and endless sightseeing opportunities in the Historic District, world-class restaurants in Midtown Village, and the green spaces of Washington Square are only minutes away. Contact us for more details or schedule a tour today!

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    1919 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    401 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    • $1,680
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    921 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    2309 Carpenter Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    • $581
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    242-252 S. 49Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139
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    • $850+
    • $1,119
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    1702 Mt. Vernon St, Philadelphia, PA 19130
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    834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    712 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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    3900 Gateway Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19145
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    2116 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    18 Units available
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    • $1,959+
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    • $4,697+
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    1651 E. Mt. Airy Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150
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    • $1,167+
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    1919 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    2601 Poplar Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
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    • $1,530
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    440 W. Sedgwick Street, Philadelphia, PA 19119
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    • $1,308+
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    2201 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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    • $2,158+
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    100 N. 17Th, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    • $1,883
    • $2,679
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    401 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    • $1,680
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    2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    • $4,099+
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    2100 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    10825 E. Keswick Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154
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    2901 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, PA 19152
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    106 S. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    1410 72Nd Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19126
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $821+
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    2131 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    540 W Sedgwick St, Philadelphia, PA 19119
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    • $970
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    4233 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    • $1,300+
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    • $1,690+
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    1300 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    1100 W. Godfrey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19141
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    220 S. 47Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139
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    • $1,165+
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    • $1,800
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    2805 North 47Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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    • $1,610+
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    2401 Hoffnagle Street, Philadelphia, PA 19152
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    • $1,400
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    1401 N 5Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
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    • $1,283+
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    • $2,315+
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    2100 W. Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
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    • $815+
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    2215 East Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134
    26 Units available
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    • $1,334+
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    • $1,807+
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    1201 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    • $1,867+
    • $2,524+
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    300 Alexander Court, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    • $1,991+
    • $2,577+
    • $4,376+
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    1027 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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    • $1,400+
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    3300 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129
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    • $1,499+
    • $1,762
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    900 North 9Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
    29 Units available
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    • $1,825+
    • $2,115+
    • $3,315
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    3900 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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    • $1,550+
    • $1,775
    • $2,565
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    3400 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114
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    • $1,275+
    • $1,915+
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    225 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    1530 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    • $1,474+
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    • $2,359+
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    800 S 49Th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143
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    1401 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    7400 Haverford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151
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    • $1,675+
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    5500 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144
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    • $1,024+
    • $1,489+
    • $1,829+
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    1001 N 2Nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
    42 Units available
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    • $1,975+
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    712 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Philadelphia, PA last updated?

Prices and availability in Philadelphia, PA were last updated on 4 Jul 2022.

What are the best apartments in Philadelphia, PA?

The best apartments in Philadelphia, PA are: The Franklin Residences, 1919 Market St., The View at Old City, Birchwood at Grays Ferry - Formerly St Anthony's Senior Residences and Birchwood at Cedars Village - 55+ Community.

What is the average rent in Philadelphia, PA?

The average rent in Philadelphia, PA is $1,812. Start your search for apartments in Philadelphia, PA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Philadelphia, PA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Philadelphia, PA is between $190 and $15,795. View all studio apartments in Philadelphia, PA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA is between $190 and $7,615. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia, PA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA is between $190 and $15,211. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia, PA is between $230 and $15,795. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia, PA.

Renter's guide to Philadelphia, PA

Known for its outstanding food, historical tourist destinations, and dynamic sports teams (Philadelphia Eagles, anyone?), Philadelphia is one of the biggest cultural hotspots on the East Coast.

Bordered by the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers, Philadelphia is the largest city in the state, twice large as Pittsburgh and twice as small as New York. Philadelphia is approximately 133 miles southeast of New York and roughly 100 miles northeast of DC, a quick move that is only hours away.

The spring season (March-May) is sunny with occasional rain showers, and has an average temperature of 54 F. Summers (June-August) are sunny and humid, with an average temperature of 75 F. Autumn seasons (September-November) are moderate with an average temperature of 58 F. Winters are frigid and snowy with an average of 34 F.

Philadelphia, PA Demographics

  • Total Population1,581,531
  • Female 748,846
    Male 832,685
  • Median Age34.6

Philadelphia, PA has a population of 1,581,531 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 832,685 of Philadelphia’s residents are women and 748,846 are men. The median age of those who live in Philadelphia, PA is 34.6.

Cost of Living in Philadelphia, PA

Artistic and professional young couples alike are attracted by the low cost of living in Philadelphia. Many people of all ages are moving from NYC to Philadelphia for affordable housing, and moving from Chicago to Philadelphia for cheaper material goods.

Riding on the bus, subway and trolley costs $2.25 per person (seniors ride free). Philadelphia subway tokens are $1.80 each, and come in packs of 2, 5, and 10. All subway rides are divided between the “Blue Line” and “Orange Line”, and the routes interconnect at City Hall at no additional charge. More than 70 bus routes dutifully serve Philadelphia and the outskirts. The average commute time in Philadelphia is 5 hours per week, one of the longest in the nation.

The average meal in an inexpensive Philadelphia restaurant costs $12, and a gallon of milk costs $3.50 – both prices are exactly the same as the US average.

Philadelphians pay an average of $150 for basic utilities for a 915-square foot apartment, a mere $3 difference from the national average.

Average Rent in Philadelphia, PA

  • Philadelphia, PA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,812 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Philadelphia, PA is $1,812.

Philadelphia, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

About 27% of apartment rents in Philadelphia, PA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 29% of apartments. Around 34% of Philadelphia’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 9% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Philadelphia, PA Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Philadelphia, PA $1,572 $1,590 $1,624 $1,640 $1,664 $1,663 $1,643 $1,672 $1,724 $1,774 $1,812
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Philadelphia, PA is $1,812.

Living in Philadelphia, PA

Living in Philadelphia gives you great access to the world’s best food, entertainment, coffee, and shopping. There are things to do in Philadelphia at all hours, day and night – you’ll never be at a loss for recreational fun. As for the negatives of living in Philadelphia, PA, the daily commute can be frustrating, and there is a severe lack of parking.

Things to do in Philadelphia, PA

With over 900 locations dedicated to cultural and recreational activities such as the world-renowned Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia is one of the best cities for culture in the nation.

 

One of the many Philadelphia attractions for kids is the Philadelphia Zoo, which gives an educational glimpse into all sorts of fascinating and exotic wildlife. The pristine Philadelphia Eagles stadium will satisfy any sports enthusiast, along with venues for the Philadelphia Flyers and the Philadelphia 76ers.

The annual Philadelphia Flower Show is the largest and longest-running indoor show of its kind, and one of the perfect Philadelphia attractions for couples to enjoy a nice day. If it’s free things to do in Philadelphia that you’re after, then enjoy the Philadelphia Free Library, the 13th largest public library system in America.

Located in Center City, Love Park is a dog-friendly plaza with engaging public works such as spouting fountains and a large red sculpture boldly showcasing the word “love”. With more than 9,200 acres of refreshing green space, Fairmount Park is one the largest urban parks in the world, and has museums, gardens, and marvelous architecture. The FDR Park, which locals call “The Lakes”, has acres of picnic areas, walking paths, and golf courses. In West Philadelphia, Clark Park expands over 9 acres, offering basketball courts and a year-round farmers market. These are some of the most beautiful places in Philadelphia!

As for shopping, the Philadelphia Premium Outlets is one of the top attractions in Philadelphia, offering discounts of up to 65% on the latest fashion trends. Shops at Liberty Place is a major Center City retail destination with a wide variety of designer and name brands. 13th Street, Philadelphia blends family-owned shops with hip chain stores, along with the Theater of Living Arts, which offers weekly performances from the nation’s hottest talents. Di Bruno Brothers offers gourmet goodies such as cheeses, meat perishables, and a fine assortment of luxurious gift baskets.

Philadelphia, PA employment & economy

Philadelphia has a strong mix of career choices to match your background skills and areas of expertise. Educational institutions such as the Philadelphia University and the Community College of Philadelphia provide ample employment opportunities in the higher education sector, while the manufacturing, food, tourism, telecommunications, and financial services industries all continue to thrive. Beneficial Bank, Pep Boys, and Comcast are just three corporate juggernauts headquartered in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households613,125
  • Family 330,898
    Non-family 282,227
  • Children 165,345
    No Children 447,780
  • Average People Per Household2.5
  • Median Household Income$49,127
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,023

According to U.S. Census data, there are 613,125 households in Philadelphia, PA. 330,898 are family households and 282,227 are non-family households. There are 165,345 households with children in Philadelphia and 447,780 households without children. On average, about 2.5 people live in a household in Philadelphia, PA. The median income of a Philadelphia household living in Philadelphia is $49,127 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,023.

Education in Philadelphia, PA

The School District of Philadelphia is the largest school district in the state, home to the top-ranking school in all of Pennsylvania, the Julia R. Masterman Secondary School.  The Philadelphia University has more than 40 degree types to choose from, and the Community College of Philadelphia offers over 70 degrees and certification courses.

Philadelphia, PA Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Philadelphia, PA is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 41% completed some high school, 20% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 17% have a Bachelor Degree, and 12% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Philadelphia, PA

As a renter, your security deposit cannot be more than two months’ rent. From October-April, the landlord must provide you with heat at a minimum of 68 F (unless you have your own thermostat). This rule also applies in May and September if the outdoor temperature is less than 60 F. You can refuse to pay rent until important repairs are made.

If you are one of the many people moving to Philadelphia from NYC, you will find the housing to be much more affordable. If you do not own a car, don’t buy one (there is a general lack of parking in Philadelphia). Hire professional movers instead.

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