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    1302 W Cumberland Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132
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    1949 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    2026 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    125 S. 21 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    370 West Johnson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144
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    • $1,950
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    1330 Foulkrod Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124
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    • $904+
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    • $1,253+
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    1817 East York Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125
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    • $1,350
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    412 S. 15Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    703 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    1901 Hartrantft Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145
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    • $1,395
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    2205 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    2312 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    1229 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    328 S. 17Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    1774 W. Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141
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    1909 Green Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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    5420 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128
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    • $1,500+
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    4616 Leiper Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124
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    • $1,019+
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    1806-14 Green Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
    5 Units available
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    • $230
    • $1,390
    • $1,720
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    1946 N Gratz Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121
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    420 S. 15Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    4618 Leiper St, Philadelphia, PA 19124
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    • $725
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    2131 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    • $5,200+
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    416 S. 15Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    212 S. 11Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    101 S 39Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    2619-31 South 19Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145
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    2310 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    2125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    1810 W Susquehanna Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,320
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    1411 72Nd Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19126
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    • $841+
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    1619 E Moyamensing Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
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    • $1,515
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    1612 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    519 S. 21St Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    223 N 63Rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139
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    4415 Main St, Manayunk, PA 19127
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    321 S. 16Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    4712 Leiper Street #A3, Philadelphia, PA 19124
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    Fox Chase Park Apartments, Philadelphia, PA 19111
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    • $985
    • $1,065
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    1122-1126 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    1530 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    250 E Johnson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144
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    326 S. 16Th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    2127 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    7901 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128
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    1022-1030 N 2Nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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    521 S. 21St Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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    1535 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    631 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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    • $1,900
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    333 Earp Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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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 24 May 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, The Broderick Apartments and Alden Park.

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 $7,337. 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 $17,330. 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 $14,790. 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 $646 and $12,183. 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 Population1,579,075
  • Female 747,479
    Male 831,596
  • Median Age34.4

Philadelphia, PA has a population of 1,579,075 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 831,596 of Philadelphia’s residents are women and 747,479 are men. The median age of those who live in Philadelphia, PA is 34.4.

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 Households601,337
  • Family 325,916
    Non-family 275,421
  • Children 163,078
    No Children 438,259
  • Average People Per Household2.55
  • Median Household Income$45,927
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$994

According to U.S. Census data, there are 601,337 households in Philadelphia, PA. 325,916 are family households and 275,421 are non-family households. There are 163,078 households with children in Philadelphia and 438,259 households without children. On average, about 2.55 people live in a household in Philadelphia, PA. The median income of a Philadelphia household living in Philadelphia is $45,927 per year. The median housing costs per month are $994.

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, 43% completed some high school, 19% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 17% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% 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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