South Philadelphia West

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South Philadelphia/West
Country United States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPhiladelphia County
CityPhiladelphia
Area code(s)Area code 215

South Philadelphia/West is a neighborhood in the western central part of the South Philadelphia section of Philadelphia. It is located east of the Schuylkill River.

South Philadelphia/West is the section of South Philadelphia which southern border is the I-95 and west border is Schuylkill Expressway and South 26th Street. The northernmost section ends between Mifflin Street and Tasker Street. The easternmost section ends at South Broad St. South Philadelphia/West is bordered by Industrial on its west, south and part of its eastern border along with South Philadelphia/East. On its northern border is Grays Ferry and Point Breeze.[1]

Most of the neighborhood is located in the 19145 and 19146 zip code.

Demographics[edit]

In March 2018, South Philadelphia/West had a population of 38,633, with an unemployment rate of 13.20% and a poverty rate of 22.11%.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrick, Tom (2017-08-21). "Mapping Progress in 55 Philadelphia Neighborhoods". nextcity.org. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  2. ^ "Crime in South Philadelphia/West". Philly.com DataHub. Retrieved 2018-03-12.

Coordinates: 39°54′56″N 75°11′30″W / 39.9156°N 75.1917°W / 39.9156; -75.1917