39.9885° N, 75.1063° W

Welcome to Port Richmond

Philadelphia neighborhood offering diverse and homey living 

Port Richmond is a riverside community in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its deep historical roots are found with early 19th-century buildings and single-family homes. Both the Delaware River and Frankford Creek form the southern and eastern borders of Port Richmond, with Frankford Avenue and Somerset street hugging the area’s western and northern township lines.

Traditional row homes make up most of Port Richmond’s real estate and each has incredible walkable access to public transportation, a traditional Philly deli or one of Port Richmonds great community parks. 

What to Love


  • Architectural charm
  • Laid-back, homey atmosphere
  • Authentic
  • Affordable

Local Lifestyle

Port Richmond has charm and authenticity—something its residents love and appreciate. Its proximity to Philadelphia’s urban conveniences yet small-town feel in a big city setting make it an attractive place for families, couples, young professionals, artists, and retirees. Its architectural uniqueness and relaxed ambiance are well-loved here.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

One of the must-eats of Port Richmond is Tacconelli's Pizza. Their signature pizza is the thin-crust tomato pie, which is baked in a traditional brick oven. This Port Richmond staple has been around for decades!

Need something sweet after your pizza? Next to Tacconelli's is Somerset Splits, a vibrant ice cream shop with all of your favorite flavors. Enjoy homemade pie and a good cup of coffee at Little Suzie's Coffee and Pie. Wings and fresh crab, along with other hearty bar eats are served in a traditional pub setting at Byrne's Tavern and can’t be beat!

Things to Do

Nature is found in the middle of the city at Campbell Square, a massive and beloved city park located on E. Alleghany Avenue. Here visitors will find a delightful mix of amenities, from open green spaces and playgrounds.

Block parties happen frequently in Port Richmond and its surrounding communities, so be sure to attend one to socialize with neighbors, eat great food, and listen to live music.

For all of your shopping needs, look no further than Richmond St. It is home to numerous locally-owned boutiques, shops, and retail stores. As you meander along, pick up a new outfit or shop for a loved one. From Big Top Vintage for cool finds or Tinys Bottle Shop for wine, Richmond Street’s shops has something for everybody!


The School District of Philadelphia serves the community of Port Richmond. Top-rated schools include:

  • Temple University 
  • Moffet Elementary
  • Adaire Elementary

Demographics and Employment Data for PORT RICHMOND, PA

PORT RICHMOND has 1,311 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in PORT RICHMOND do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,912 people call PORT RICHMOND home. The population density is 9,723.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

51.68 / 48.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Marital Status


Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes


There's plenty to do around PORT RICHMOND, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Good Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Human Robot Schuylkill Banks, Elma, and Vessel Coffee Collective.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.28 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.19 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.97 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.18 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
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