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Lower North Philadelphia

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State  Pennsylvania
City  Philadelphia
Population  59,250 (2010)
County  Philadelphia
Area  6 kmĀ²
Lower North Philadelphia
Country  United States of America
ZIP code  19121, 19122, 19123, 19130, 19133

Lower North Philadelphia a.k.a. Upper Center City is a section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that is immediately north of Center City and below Upper North Philadelphia and can be described as a section of Philadelphia that was designated as a "Model City" target, that has overcomed poverty and blight through key developments and a recipient of a federal funded program in 1966 to improve the neighborhood and extend the Center City district north of City Hall. It also contains the Lower North Philadelphia Speculative Housing Historic District along Cecil B. Moore Avenue.

Lower North Philadelphia consists of the Brewerytown, Cecil B. Moore, Cabot, Fairhill, Francisville, Hartranft, Ludlow, North Central, Upper Center City (roughly bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Spring Garden Street, and 5th Street), Sharswood, Spring Garden, South Lehigh, Stanton, Strawberry Mansion, Yorktown, Fairmount, and Northern Liberties neighborhoods.

Demographics

The demographics of Lower North Philadelphia shows that the area has a population density of 14,736 people per mile with an average household size of 3 and 30% of households had children. There is an 18% annual residential turnover rate with 42% of residents staying for more than 5 years, with an average of 5 years of residency.

References

Lower North Philadelphia Wikipedia


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