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A Deeper Look into West Kensington, PA

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The car accident lawyers in West Kensington, PA, present this article to share some interesting details about the area.

West Kensington is a neighborhood in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Just north of Ole Kensington, the area ZIP codes are 19122, 19125, and 19133.

Residents of West Kensington experience a mix of an urban and suburban feel, with most residents renting their homes. In the small area, there is a lot to offer with various bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many West Kensington residents also tend to identify as politically liberal.


The neighborhood of West Kensington hosts a population of 12,77. The small area has a population density that is more than the Philadelphia density at 11,726 people per square mile.

The racial and ethnic demographic of West Kensington, PA, is as follows:

  • 53.6% Hispanic
  • 18.7% White
  • 12.7% Black
  • 6.5% Asian
  • 4.2% Other
  • 3.1% Two or More Races
  • 1.2% American Indian

As of 2019, the median household income in West Kensington is $25,726USD, and the median rent in West Kensington is USD 708. Additionally, the median home value stands at USD 125,512. The majority of residents (57%) rent their homes in West Kensington.

The average household size is 4.2 people, and 42.3% of homes in West Kensington are family households. There is also a relatively high percentage (21.7%) of residents in West Kensington born outside of the country.


The neighborhood of West Kensington, PA, has been ranked

  • #66 (of 147) in Most Diverse Neighborhoods in Philadelphia
  • #67 (of 147) in Best Neighborhoods for Young Professionals in Philadelphia
  • #6,138 (of 18,523) in Most Diverse Places to Live in America

Popular Culture & Landmarks

The neighborhood of West Kensington is home to some fascinating landmarks. If you ever travel through West Kensington and feel as though the area is familiar, it is most likely because the neighborhood was the fictional setting of Rocky, a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone.

Additionally, West Kensington is home to two historic sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The first is The William Adamson School, a historic building designed by Addison Hutton and built from 1879-1880. The building is a three-story, four-bay, brick building on a stone basement in the Queen Anne Style. The second site is the David Farragut School, a three-story historic building built in 1873 in Italianate style; in 1915, an addition was built to accommodate students. The school was named after Admiral David Farragut, a flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War.

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David Petrone
Date Published: May 17, 2021
David Petrone is a personal injury attorney at Justice Guardians.
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