Fishtown is called as such because of the occupation of its earliest residents.

Welcome to Fishtown

Fishtown was named the #1 neighborhood in the USA by Forbes in June of 2018. It’s music and culinary scenes helped define what Philly is known for and why people come from all over to live here. A vibrant nightlife can always be found along Frankford and Girard Ave as you explore various bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. With easy public transportation, great commercial venues, beautiful housing stock and a great sense of community, you’ll fall right in love with Fishtown and everything it has to offer.

Fishtown is called as such because of the occupation of its earliest residents. Houses built in this area date back to the mid 19th century and remnants of these architectural features are still present in many of its houses. For more information on Fishtown real estate, contact Chris Hvostal today!

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Things We Love

  • Front Street Café
  • Pizza Bedia
  • Barcade

Where Is It?

Fishtown’s most western border is Front St and runs northeast to E York St, bound by the Delaware river on the east.

Demographics and Employment Data for Fishtown, PA

Fishtown has 6,219 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fishtown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,418 people call Fishtown home. The population density is 29,870.338 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

50.07 / 49.93%

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

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status


Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Work With Chris

Our goal is to be professional consultants for our sellers and buyers and keep them focused on making the best possible decisions when it comes to creating a winning scenario for the largest financial decision of their life.