Society Hill

Colonial Homes and Waterfront Activities Concentrated just South of Old City
While mostly a residential neighborhood, Society Hill still offers plenty of activities for both residents and visitors, from lounging in hammocks at the Oasis in Spruce Street Harbor Park to touring its historic buildings on cobblestone streets.
Median rents in Society Hill
Studio
$
1,400
1 Bedroom
$
2,000
2 Bedroom
$
2,700

Living in
Society Hill

Quiet
Brick Rowhomes
Character and Charm
Park
Extremely Safe
Historical Buildings
Close Nightlife
Cobblestone Streets
Lots of Bars
Society Hill — 8.3/10 Rating (based on 3 neighborhood reviews)
Society Hill is a great area. You are surrounded by historical buildings and you are also surrounded by LOTS OF BARS. It can't get much better!
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Abbotts Square Condominiums
Only option is for transportation is buses as the subway is a bit of a hike. Quaint, historic, brick rowhomes. Very safe area with a lot of character and charm.
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7
/10
Neighborhood Rating
AbbottSquare
Quiet neighborhood filled with working professionals and families, very safe to walk around, and variety of night life available close-by
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
107 Lombard Street


Getting to Know
Society Hill

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: S Christopher Columbus Blvd to S 6th St
North to South Boundaries: Walnut St to South St
dining
Jim's Steaks
Moshulu
Tamarind
Zahav
convenience
Wawa
fitness
Optimal Gym
Patriot Harbor Lines
Philly InMovement
Society Hill Dance Academy
parks
Starr Garden Playground
Washington Square Park
coffee
Frieda
Haagen Dazs Shop
Milk & Honey
Port Fednuts
bus
12 (bus)
25 (bus)
40 (bus)
57 (bus)
parking
Laz Washington Square Garage
Park America Inc. - New Market Garage
Sp+ Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey

Zip Codes
Society Hill includes zip codes 19106 and 19147
Rent vs Own
44
%
of Society Hill residents are renters
Driving to Work
41
%
of Society Hill residents drive to work
New Construction
13
%
of housing units in Society Hill have been built in the last 15 years
Building Types
51
%
<20 units
13
%
20-49 units
36
%
50+ units
Demographics
Children (under 18)
7
%
18 - 34
41
%
35 - 54
25
%
55+
28
%
Unit Mix
6
%
Studio
42
%
1 Bed
32
%
2 Bed
20
%
3+ Bed
Occupation or Education
Working Professional
64
%
Undergrad Student
3
%
Grad Student
7
%
Unemployed
3
%
Retired
22
%
What Society Hill Residents Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
8.0
amenities
7.0
social
8.0
management
6.0
safety
7.7

Best Apartments
in Society Hill


1 Bed $1,850

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3 Beds $2,900

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1 Bed $2,100
2 Beds $2,550

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1 Bed $1,595
2 Beds $2,090

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Studio $1,295
1 Bed $1,650
2 Beds $1,975

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3 Beds $2,100

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