Philadelphia Local Guide


Introducing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Thank you for considering Philadelphia, a perfect city for your next home and apartment, and a key part of the state of PA. There are 484 submarkets in Philadelphia. People in this city are from many parts of Pennsylvania. Local residents prefer Philadelphia for many reasons, which most often include budget considerations, location, education and schools, and the life they have here. This renters resource guide will explore of this and more! We are happy to present 8,068 apartment complexes available in and around this town.

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Getting Around Philadelphia

Get out your sandals or hiking shoes! WalkScore(R) considers this city to be a 'walker's paradise'. For keeping active by walking frequently, cities among the best cities in the United States. It is a place in which the urban density, roads, sidewalks, and businesses are such that a truly urban lifestyle is possible where you don't need to own a automobile and can get along perfectly well without one for most daily needs and shopping outings.

Going places on a bike is popular in this area. Are you a cyclist? If so, you will be 'pumped' about Philadelphia. This is a high Bike Score area, BikeScore is a ranking based on the availability of bike lanes, proximity of bikeable destinations, and votes from a community of bicyclists.

Schools in Philadelphia, PA

For parents with school-age kids, education can be an important factor in choosing your rental home. Choosing a rental is an opportunity to benefit your children with good learning and education resources. Ask the leasing staff or owner at your rental home or apartment about attendence zoning.

The highest-rated high school in this municipal area is Philadelphia Learning Academy - North. The highest-rated middle school in this area is Clemente Roberto Middle School. For younger school-age children the highest-rated elementary school in this city is Taylor Bayard School. Many students from nearby Temple University call this area home.

Philadelphia Points of Interest

Naval Inventory Control Point Philadelphia is in the area. Edgar Allen Poe Historical Site is nearby Philadelphia. In this municipal area we find several USPS ZIP Codes, including 19104.

Pet Friendly Apartments

For families with pets, 'pet friendly' apartment communities are available nearby.

Philadelphia Rental Pricing

A rental apartment unit in this town is on the average $3,025. The average home rent in this city is $2,983. A rental apartment in this city costs you from $220 to $9,098. Studio apartments average $1,695 and range from $220 to $3,475. One bedroom apartments average $1,946 and range from $220 to $6,236. A 2 bedroom apartments averages $2,397 and ranges from $508 to $9,098. As an average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Philadelphia will cost you $2,665, and has a range from $580 to $8,635. 4 bedroom (and larger) apartments average $2,123 and range from $650 to $8,995.

Low Income / Section 8 in Philadelphia

Low income apartment communities are ready for you. 'Low income' multifamily communities are subsidized apartments that have qualifying criteria (primarily income limits) that must be met in order to apply.

In addition to affordable housing, 'naturally-occuring affordable housing' (NOAH) apartments for rent are on the market. These are multifamily units that do not have income restrictions, but are driven by natural market conditions and can be found at low cost.

US Population Rank for Philadelphia, PA -
Top 3 Local Schools in Philadelphia, PA - ApartmentHomeLiving.comOlney Elementary SchoolGampPenn Alexander School

Frequently Asked Questions about Philadelphia

How much are Studio apartments in Philadelphia?

The pricing for 767 Studio Apartments in Philadelphia currently ranges from $220 to $9,771 with an average price of $1,695.

What is the current price range for One Bedroom Philadelphia Apartments for rent?

Today's rental pricing for One Bedroom Apartments in Philadelphia ranges from $220 to $8,970 with an average monthly rent of $1,945.

What does renting a Two Bedroom Apartment in Philadelphia cost?

The monthly rent prices of Two Bedroom Apartments currently available in Philadelphia range from $508 to $10,000. Today's average rental price for Two Bedrooms here is $2,389.

How expensive are Philadelphia Three Bedroom Apartments?

There are currently 847 Three Bedroom Apartments listings available in Philadelphia on The pricing ranges from $580 to $10,000 - averaging $2,643 for the location.