|Neighborhood of Philadelphia|
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.
|Country||United States of America|
|• Total||8.49 sq mi (22.0 km2)|
|• Density||10,417/sq mi (4,022/km2)|
|ZIP code||19124, 19125, 19137|
The Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond section of Philadelphia is the area northeast of Center City. This area "... consists of the neighborhoods including: Bridesburg, Fishtown, Juniata Park, New Kensington, North West Kensington, Harrowgate, Port Richmond and Olde Richmond..." and "... was once predominantly industrial. However, most heavy industry has now left." 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.
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.
- 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%)