North Central, Philadelphia

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North Central
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
The Lillian Marrero Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia is located in North Central Philadelphia.
The Lillian Marrero Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia is located in North Central Philadelphia.
Country  United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
Area code(s) Area code 215

North Central is an area in the North Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The name of the area is derived from its location, near the center of North Philadelphia. According to Census 2010, North Central is primarily a low-income neighborhood where 60% of its residents are African American and 40% are Puerto Rican. Hartranft and Stanton are neighborhoods locally known as "North Central".

Education[edit]

School District of Philadelphia operates public schools.

The Free Library of Philadelphia Lillian Marrero Branch serves West Kensington.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lillian Marrero Branch." Free Library of Philadelphia. Retrieved on October 19, 2012.

Coordinates: 40°00′00″N 75°08′35″W / 40.000°N 75.143°W / 40.000; -75.143