Mill Creek is a densely populated part of Philadelphia bordered by Cobbs Creek and West Philly where 17,700 people live. Many residents work in services, administrative and retail professions. If you are looking for a special place to call home, consider Cobbs Creek and West Philly.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Mill Creek, a city in Philadelphia, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Cobbs Creek, despite similar big-city offerings. While Mill Creek's total cost per average household is $29.2K/year, Cobbs Creek's comes to $43.8K/year.
Mill Creek is similar to Cobbs Creek in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 34, compared to a median age of 37 in Cobbs Creek. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.48 inhabitants per household in Mill Creek and 2.53 in Cobbs Creek. By the percentage of households with children in Mill Creek and Cobbs Creek, 36% and 33% have children, respectively.
Food, Libations and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. N 52nd St. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is Lancaster Ave. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in Mill Creek.
Wine and dine yourself in Mill Creek with dinner at Caribbean Starr and drinks at Franchize Sports Bar & Grill. With a few different restaurants in the area, Mill Creek residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Big Jim Tuckers Lounge and El Toro Lounge. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Church's Chicken and Checkers Drive-In Restaurant are to be found in the neighborhood.
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With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Mill Creek area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Watermelons and Serv-Rite Food Market on N 52nd St. are just a couple of options in the area. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to S P Doughnut Shop on N 52nd St. or try out Deluxe Donuts, which is located on Market St. Additionally, for household-name grocery stores, there's Shop Rite Supermarket on N 52nd St.
The Mill Creek area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Feni Communication & Variety and Marris Keene, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Additional retail shopping includes One Stop Variety.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Mill Creek are Parkway West, Beeber Dimner Middle School and Rhoads James School. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
A middle school in the Philadelphia City School District, Beeber Dimner Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
With student-teacher ratios comparable to Philadelphia City School District, the Global Leadership Academy Charter district offers one elementary school and one middle school. When it comes to the total number of students enrolled, the Philadelphia City School District is larger. Philadelphia City School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Global Leadership Academy Charter district.