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Old City

There is much history to be found at sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Mall. Travel down the 18th century cobblestone streets to find great shops, restaurants and a vibrant art scene.

Old City is the birthplace of America where our Founding Fathers wrote the Declaration of Independence. There is much history to be found at sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Mall. Travel down the 18th century cobblestone streets to find great shops, restaurants and a vibrant art scene. It is close in proximity to the Ben Franklin Bridge for an easy commute into New Jersey or a quick walk or bus ride into Center City. Don’t forget to check out Spruce Street Harbor Park or Penn’s Landing, located on the Delaware River for some spectacular fireworks on the 4th of July! 

 

Living in Old City means having easy access to the Delaware River waterfront. Residents can enjoy leisurely walks along the river, take part in outdoor activities, or simply relax with stunning views of the water and nearby Ben Franklin Bridge. Despite its historical ambiance, Old City offers modern amenities and urban convenience. The neighborhood is well-connected to public transportation and major highways, ensuring easy access to the rest of Philadelphia. Old City invites you to immerse yourself in the nation's history while enjoying a vibrant and contemporary urban lifestyle. From its iconic landmarks and colonial architecture to its cultural scene and eclectic dining, this historic neighborhood promises a unique and enriching living experience. Welcome to Old City – where the past intertwines with the present in the heart of Philadelphia!

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Overview for Old City, PA

9,291 people live in Old City, where the median age is 32.2 and the average individual income is $92,172.03. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,291

Total Population

32.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$92,172.03

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Old City, PA

Old City has 5,839 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Old City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada.

9,291

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.2

Median Age

Education Level

  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,839

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$92,172.03

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Schools in Old City, PA

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The following schools are within or nearby Old City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mastery Charter High School-Lenfest Campus
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5

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