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All You Need to Know About Moving to and Living in Philadelphia

 

Whether business, pleasure, or something else brings you to Philadelphia, the PODS Moving and Storage Blog has you covered. With articles covering the best places to live, pros and cons, and everything you need to know before moving to the City of Brotherly Love, you'll be ready to make the move in no time.

Moving in Philadelphia: Your 2024 Guide to Philadelphia Suburbs and Philadelphia Neighborhoods

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by Michael Hochman Posted on June 6, 2024

Ranked one of the most affordable major cities on the East Coast, Philadelphia offers big-city employment and educational opportunities mixed with exceptional cultural, sports, and music scenes and a unique place in the nation's history. Stir this all up within a multitude of character-filled neighborhoods and suburbs, and you're sure to find your perfect place in The City of Brotherly Love.

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12 Things To Know Before Moving to Philadelphia in 2024

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by Michael Hochman Posted on April 17, 2024

Planning a move to Philadelphia? From Phillyspeak and how to get around the city to free stuff to do and where to find the best cheesesteaks and pizza. These are your need-to-know tips for how to be a real Philadelphian before making the move in 2024.

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Check Out These Best Neighborhoods in Philadelphia for Families

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by Matt Lyons Posted on March 5, 2024

Philadelphia — or “Philly” — is not just an attractive place for tourists; it also boasts plenty of lovely areas that are perfect for families. In fact, some of the perks that stand out about the best neighborhoods in Philadelphia for families include plenty of diversity, an affordable cost of living, and numerous family-friendly activities. But which neighborhoods are the best neighborhoods in Philadelphia for families? Check out our top choices (along with a few standout suburbs).

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The Pros and Cons of Living in Philadelphia

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by Matt Lyons Posted on February 26, 2024

As one of the largest cities on the East Coast (and the entire country, for that matter), there’s a lot to like about the nation’s former capital — it’s the place where American independence first came to be, after all. However, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the pros and cons of living in Philadelphia before you decide to make the big move. Here’s what we think you should know before you go.

 

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9 of the Safest Neighborhoods in Philadelphia in 2024

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by Bridget Houlihan Posted on October 27, 2023

Yes, Philadelphia has higher rates of violent and property crimes compared with the rest of the state, but they tend to be concentrated in certain areas, and they’re also lower or comparable to nearby cities. If you’re considering a move to one of the safe areas in Philadelphia, you’re in luck because we have 9 options that you need to check out.

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The Best Cities Near Philadelphia, PA, to Move to in 2024

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by Matt Lyons Posted on March 15, 2023

Philadelphia’s a great choice for families with kids and college students alike, as well as professionals and retirees. But are you more interested in living near Philly versus living in Philly? Perhaps you prefer a different cost of living or want to get away from the hustle and bustle — yet still want to be close enough to join in on the fun. Then, lucky for you, there are plenty of great options around the City of Brotherly Love. Take a look.

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Moving to Philadelphia From NYC: Is it the Right Move for You?

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by Bridget Houlihan Posted on December 31, 2022

Are New Yorkers moving to Philadelphia? Why, yes! Yes, they are! In fact, according to the Census, “more than 4,600 New Yorkers moved from New York County (Manhattan), Kings County (Brooklyn), or Queens County (Queens) to the five-county Philadelphia area in 2019 and 2020.” And there are a lot of reasons why moving from NYC to Philly might be a great choice for you, too. Learn more now!

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Philadelphia Moving Services: What You Need To Know About Moving Costs and Options

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by Michael Hochman Posted on October 1, 2020

Choosing moving services can be overwhelming. Read this guide to Philadelphia moving companies and expenses to see your options.

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More About Philadelphia

 
Philadelphia is more than hoagies, glasses of wooder, and the Birds. The city is a tapestry of American history from its earliest days before the revolution to the ever-changing modern world. Its residents are proud to call Philly come, and their rough-and-tumble spirit ensures the city stays on the forefront of progress.