Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond, Philadelphia

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Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
1500 block of E. Berks Street, a typical residential street in Fishtown, in 2007 in the Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond planning district
1500 block of E. Berks Street, a typical residential street in Fishtown, in 2007 in the Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond planning district
Map of Philadelphia County with Northeast highlighted, which contains the Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond neighborhood. Click for larger image.
Map of Philadelphia County with Northeast highlighted, which contains the Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond neighborhood. Click for larger image.
Country  United States of America
State  Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia
City Philadelphia
Area
 • Total 8.49 sq mi (22.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 88,452
 • Density 10,417/sq mi (4,022/km2)
ZIP code 19124, 19125, 19137

The Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond section of Philadelphia is the area north of Center City. This area "... consists of the neighborhoods including: Bridesburg, Fishtown, Juniata Park, New Kensington, North West Kensington, Port Richmond and Richmond..." and "... was once predominantly industrial. However, most heavy industry has now left."[1] According to an official Philadelphia parks agency, the official designation of "Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond" by the planning commission is reflected in the way the parks system is set up.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The demographics of Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond shows that the area has a population 151,862, with 71,591 males, 80,268 females and a median age of 33.[3]

Racial demographics[4][5][edit]

  • Non-Hispanic White: 36,442 (41.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino of any race: 30,958 (35.0%)
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 13,002 (14.7%)
  • Asian: 5,218 (5.9%)
  • Mixed or Other: 2,830 (3.2%)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 39°58′59″N 75°05′35″W / 39.983°N 75.093°W / 39.983; -75.093