University City, PA is in the southwestern portion of Philadelphia on the eastern side. It is part of West Philadelphia and, like its namesake is a post-secondary school-based community. There are roughly 49,000 residents who call University City home and tens of thousands more who attend classes on one of the local campuses. As one might expect, a major draw for University City, PA is the schooling options. University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and University of the Sciences are all located within the community. Though there are thousands of students on campus, the demographic in the area is quite diverse. The ethnic groups located in University City are numerous and are becoming even more so. University City is so much more than just its educational facilities. While nearly 10,000 residents commute from their community to other areas, over 60,000 people commute into University City. Major employers aside from the University of Pennsylvania are Penn Medicine, the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHoP), and the IRS.
Average incomes are on the rise in University City as is the population. Along with the diverse population influx comes a swell in cultural activities such as the University City Dining Days sampling ethnically diverse foods, and the 40th Street Summer Series offering free events for the slower summer months. Wayne’s Garage is proud to serve University City, PA. Our staff is friendly and deeply involved in the community and events that happen around us. We strive to make University City a great place to live, work, and attend classes. We offer honest, ethical vehicle repairs and services at a reasonable rate to the dedicated staff of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the Veteran’s Hospital, and the University of Pennsylvania.