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
$
1,330
1 Bedroom
$
1,650
2 Bedroom
$
2,420

Getting to Know
Society Hill

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundary: The Delaware River to S 6th St
North to South Boundary: Walnut St to South St
transit
12/42 (bus)
21/9 (bus)
25 (bus)
40 (bus)
entertainment
Eyes Gallery
Jinxed
Positano Coast By Aldo Lamberti
Tattooed Mom
dining
Ishkabibble’s
Lorenzo & Son Pizza
Marrakesh
Zahav
gyms / rec
City Fit Studio & Training
Philadelphia Sports Clubs
Society Hill Dance Academy
Starr Garden Playground
shopping
Crash Bang Boom
Metalworks
Mineralistic
grocery
CVS Pharmacy
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey
• Society Hill contains the 5 digit ZIP code(s) of 19106 and 19147. Less than half of residents are renters, and the rental vacancy rate is typically 16%, which is higher than the national average.

• Half of units are in 20+ unit buildings, with 12% having being built in the past 15 years. 2BR+ properties make up roughly a third of the market, with the balance in 1BR and studios.

Most people in Society Hill do not drive to work.

The median gross rent in Society Hill is $1,400. 40% of Society Hill residents are 22-34, 2% are below 22, 20% are 35-49, and a third are older than 50.

• Roughly 10% of Society Hill residents are students (mostly grad students), and a quarter are unemployed or retired.

• Most units are heated by gas, and Almost all of ACS survey respondents said that they pay extra for one or more utilities.
What Society Hill Residents Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
8.0
amenities
7.0
social
8.0
management
7.0
safety
6.9

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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Studio $1,200
1 Bed $1,750
2 Beds $2,500

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2 Beds $5,000

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Studio $1,425
1 Bed $1,675
2 Beds $4,125

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Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Guide
Midtown Village
A high concentration of small business, restaurants, and nightlife in Center City.
Neighborhood Guide
Old City
Named for its historic charm, Old City is known for its historical landmarks and proximity to the Delaware River.
Neighborhood Guide
Washington Square West
Washington Square West welcomes visitors to its green spaces in Washington Square Park, boutique shops, and restaurants.