North Philadelphia East

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North Philadelphia/East
Country United States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPhiladelphia County
CityPhiladelphia
Area code(s)Area code 215

North Philadelphia/East is a neighborhood in the eastern central part of North Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

North Philadelphia/East is the section of North Philadelphia located on the eastern side of North Broad St which is bordered by Vine St in the south, West Erie Avenue in the north and North Front Street in the east. North Philadelphia/East is bordered by the neighborhoods of Kensington, Center City, North Philadelphia/West and Hunting Park.[1] North Central, Philadelphia is west of North Philadelphia East.

In 2013, the neighborhood with the 19133 zip code located in North Philadelphia East has "among the city's highest rates of people living with HIV and AIDS". Of the people living with HIV and AIDS in the region 52.93% are Hispanic, 39.83% are black and 7.24% are white. In 2011, the poverty rate in the region was 56.4%, almost double the average in Philadelphia that year.[2]

Demographics[edit]

North Philadelphia/East is home to a majority of Philadelphia's Latino community. The community is "rich in arts and culture".[2]

In March 2018, the section had a 24.05% unemployment rate with 48.97% living in poverty.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrick, Tom (2017-08-21). "Mapping Progress in 55 Philadelphia Neighborhoods". nextcity.org. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  2. ^ a b Figueroa, Cynthia (2013-05-17). "Health disparities in Philadelphia's Latino community". Philly.com. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  3. ^ "Crime in North Philadelphia/East". Philly.com DataHub. Retrieved 2018-03-12.

Coordinates: 39°59′07″N 75°08′50″W / 39.9853°N 75.1471°W / 39.9853; -75.1471