Located in Pennsylvania, United States, the township of Upper Darby is situated in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Upper Darby. The noise levels in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area are low, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line. Finally, accessing public green spaces from most locations within the township, including Cobbs Creek Park and Drexel Park, is easy and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
A majority of the housing growth in Upper Darby took place before the 1960s. In this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area, about half of buildings are townhouses, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings and single detached homes. Home owners occupy roughly 55% of the dwellings in Upper Darby whereas renters occupy the remainder. This township also has a good selection of unit sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In this township, residents will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Concerning food, it is very often possible for house buyers in Upper Darby to purchase their groceries by walking. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants or cafes will have a good number of opportunities in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. It is also easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot, for example on Ludlow Street.
Upper Darby affords property owners several alternative methods of transportation. With 69th St Transportation Center with access to the Market Frankford Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Upper Darby is practical. Getting around by car is also convenient in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. It is easy to access a parking spot. Upper Darby is very suitable for walking; most daily needs are very convenient to carry out on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity.