The Badlands is a bustling neighborhood of Philadelphia where 5,000 people live. Many residents work in services, retail and administrative professions. For that special place near The Badlands, expand your search to neighborhoods like Lower North Philadelphia and Upper North Philadelphia.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of The Badlands's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near N 5th St. and W Lehigh Ave. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at El Bohio and have cocktails afterward at Set-It-Off Go Go Bar. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Seven Seas Restaurant. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Watts Aerobics Studio and Watts Fitness Studio are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape.
For a more extensive list of places in The Badlands to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Maria's Grocery and La Guadalupana are a couple places to shop for groceries in the The Badlands area. Both of the stores are located on N 5th St. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from Delicas Bakery & Delicatessen, a local bakery on N 5th St.
J M System and 5th Street Dollar Stores are only a few of the many retailers located in The Badlands. For more retail shopping, the apartment rentals in The Badlands are also conveniently located next to Lehigh Dollar Express.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in The Badlands are Mariana Bracetti Academy Cs, Clemente Roberto Middle School and Pan American Academy Cs. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
A middle school in the Philadelphia City School District, Clemente Roberto Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Philadelphia City School District has a total enrollment of 323,600 students and 10,500 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 31-to-1. There are 69 high schools, 141 middle schools and 176 elementary schools in the district.