Residents value the ease of living in Fox Chase-- from necessities to extravagances, renters can find what they need without leaving the neighborhood. Popular among families, the Fox Chase area offers centrally-positioned conveniences like grocery stores. Look beyond Fox Chase for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Lawncrest and Lawndale.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Fox Chase are Oxford Ave. and Verree Rd. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Fox Chase with dinner at Makiman Sushi and drinks at Mc Nally's On Rhawn. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Sweeney Verree Tavern. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits and Kfc. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take in some fresh air at Amber Acres.
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Ed's Market The Meat People and Keller Market are just some of the grocery stores in Fox Chase. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on Verree Rd. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Schenk's Family Bakery Inc, a local first-class bakery on Verree Rd. Still hungry? Head to Custard's Last Stand, which is also in the area, and kill your cravings with some more of the best. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Wawa Food Market on top of that.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in Fox Chase are Tacony Academy Charter School, Wilson Woodrow Middle School and Fox Chase School. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
With student enrollment numbers higher than First Phila Charter School For Literacy district, the Philadelphia City School District offers two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. When it comes to the number of students per teacher, however, Philadelphia City School District's ratio is lower. Philadelphia City School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the First Phila Charter School For Literacy district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Philadelphia metro areas, Fox Chase can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($51.0K/year for Fox Chase versus $38.7K/year for Lawncrest) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
The nearby neighborhood of Lawncrest is distinct from Fox Chase for multiple reasons. In Fox Chase the median age is 38, while in Lawncrest it's 26. In Fox Chase, the average household size is 2.31 people, and it's 3 people in Lawncrest. Of households in Fox Chase and Lawncrest, 29% and 45% have children, respectively.
Is Fox Chase the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Lawncrest make an average of $41.8K, Fox Chase residents are raking in an average of $63.0K.