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    Default Safest Neighborhood in Philadelphia is...

    The safest place in the City of Philadelphia is... City: Philadelphia, Pa. Safest Neighborhood: (Allens Ln. / Wissahickon Ave.) Crime Index: 85 Chance of Becoming a Victim Here (In One Year): 1 in 182

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    Wow. That number actually seems high for the safest place. I would like to see 1 in 1,000 or more. Source?

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    I think it came from here:

    America's Safest City Neighborhoods - WalletPop

    I think only 3 out of the 50 largest cities contain any neighborhood with numbers in the range you'd like to see (chance of being a crime victim 1 in 1000 or less).

    Keep in mind that these numbers include property crimes so car break-ins, for example, may factor.

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    Not bad for one of the most expensive, least populated and most desolate areas bounded by a huge park in all of Philadelphia ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yerkeskid View Post
    The safest place in the City of Philadelphia is... City: Philadelphia, Pa. Safest Neighborhood: (Allens Ln. / Wissahickon Ave.) Crime Index: 85 Chance of Becoming a Victim Here (In One Year): 1 in 182
    ha! That's where the ISKCON temple is! I've been to that part of town...beautiful! rich!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Malloy View Post
    Not bad for one of the most expensive, least populated and most desolate areas bounded by a huge park in all of Philadelphia ;-)
    FWIW, the top Houston neighborhood listed-- half of it is parkland. And I know where that is... my parents live just down the road on Rt 6, not far from there. But that particular area highlighted is far far west Houston, not really in the city. And, the corner of Rt 6 and Westheimer Rd is home to Post Oak Mall... not a great mall, tell you what. It used to be okay, but has gone down the toilet as other malls have sprang up, including another one on Rt 6, about 20 miles south of that intersection, in Sugar Land (First Colony Mall).
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    Yes, I read that at Walletpop. I see that the link was already provided. I found the result interesting. I thought that the safest areas would be in Chestnut Hill, Roxborough, Fox Chase or the far Northeast, But it's within Mount Airy. Something I think residence can take pride in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yerkeskid View Post
    far Northeast
    I just shot coffee through my nose laughing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerberus413 View Post
    I just shot coffee through my nose laughing.
    Crestmont Farms.
    I'm not seeing all these supposed bikes in all these million dollar bike lanes.

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    Byberry 19154 Philadelphia, PA Neighborhood Profile

    Allens Ln & Wissahickon Ave 19119 Philadelphia, PA Neighborhood Profile



    Seems it's a bad list as Byberry, Far NE, has the same rates


    I'm sure it's not the only area.
    I'm not seeing all these supposed bikes in all these million dollar bike lanes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerberus413 View Post
    I just shot coffee through my nose laughing.
    LOL, I guess the far Northeast isn't to safe then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yerkeskid View Post
    LOL, I guess the far Northeast isn't to safe then.
    Your guess would be correct.

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    Wouldn't you say its safe relative Philadelphia county though? By the way, that neighborhood scout (desolate linked) is an interesting site.

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    Guess they didn't factor in my break-in a couple years back. Big help the PD was on that one, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BishopOfPHL View Post
    Guess they didn't factor in my break-in a couple years back. Big help the PD was on that one, too.
    Burglary hits all neighborhoods. From Hollywood to Camden.
    I'm not seeing all these supposed bikes in all these million dollar bike lanes.

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    Burglary hit our place twice in Chestnut Hill in a 6 month span of time! First time they went into the house, second time they hit the storage shed in the yard.

    We moved to another section of the Hill and have all manner of locks/alarms/etc and a significantly greater awareness of the many, many roving bands of "landscapers" that frequent this section of the city.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerberus413 View Post
    Your guess would be correct.
    You are ridiculous. You just lost all credibility in the area of safety. Seriously, if you don't feel safe at any hour in the likes of Parkwood, Morrell Park, Modena Park, Normandy, Millbrook etc then I don't know why you bother leaving your house. Nor would I care if not for the fact that people not familiar with the Far NE will believe you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yerkeskid View Post
    LOL, I guess the far Northeast isn't to safe then.
    If you couldn't tell by my last post, if the Far Northeast isn't safe nowhere's safe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Clifton View Post
    That's flat out false information. Though, some of the apartment complexes in NE Philly are full of human garbage.
    True.

 

 

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