The Most Popular Philadelphia Neighborhoods Ranked by Young Professionals

By Jay Goldstein

We know that Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods and we have previously reported that Philadelphia has one of the fastest-growing populations of millennials in the country. So where are the most desirable neighborhoods where young professionals want to live?

Niche.com, a ranking and review website, has determined the top neighborhoods based on a variety of criteria:

• Percentage of residents between the ages of 25 and 34.

• Access to coffee shops.

• Walkability grade.

Here are the top five neighborhoods:

  1. Bella Vista
  2. Washington Square West
  3. Callowhill – home to Spring Garden Lending!
  4. Old City
  5. Logan Square

Interestingly, niche.com recently released its ratings of the best neighborhoods in Greater Philadelphia (suburbs) for young professionals using the following criteria:

• Percentage of residents between the ages of 25 and 34.

• Proximity (per square mile) and the availability (per capita) of bars and similar establishments.

• Proximity (per square mile) and the availability (per capita) of coffee shops and similar establishments.

• Proximity (per square mile) and the availability (per capita) of full-service restaurants.

• Percentage of residents who have received a bachelor’s degree or higher.

And the top five are:

  1. West Conshohockon
  2. Conshohocken
  3. Ardmore
  4. King of Prussia
  5. Lionsville, PA