7.0 out of 10

Upper Roxborough

40.053646668655 -75.2364579302755
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Eating Out
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
  • Peace & Quiet
Not great for
  • Parking
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Tons of things to do"

Upper Roxborough is a neighborhood located in the far Northwest section of Philadelphia. It is situated between Wissahickon Creek to the northeast , the Schuylkill River to the southwest, and East Falls to the east.
Upper Roxborough has an eclectic mix of people who call it home. The area has a largely middleclass Caucasian residency but more in recent years, a lot more Africans Americans and Hispanics have moved to the neighborhood. There are many different housing options in Upper Roxborough including two and three-story row homes, single and twin-family houses, apartment complexes and condos.
A lot of the stores and homes are located close together, so it’s easy to get around by walking or biking. If you want to take public trans, Roxborough offers easy access to other parts of Philadelphia with many bus and train routes including the SEPTA Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail line.
Upper Roxborough has a small town charm thanks to its tree lined streets and manicured front lawns. Its residents help to keep the neighborhood clean and green by being close-knit and looking out for one aonther.
Upper Roxborough is a new up-and-coming neighborhood that has a lot to offer. You’d be proud to call it your home.
  • Public trans
  • Parks!
  • Up-and-coming
  • Getting expensive
  • Parking not so great
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

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