Philadelphia Metropolis

Percent of Individuals Living in Poverty

  (Italics indicates neighborhoods where poverty declined)        
           
           
       

2005-

 

Rank Neighborhood Name 2000  

2009

Change
           
1 Fairhill 60%   62% 2
2 North Philadelphia/West 42%   45% 4
3 Mantua 42%   44% 3
4 North Philadelphia/East 47%   41% -7
5 Kensington 40%   40% 1
6 Hunting Park 42%   38% -4
7 Southwest Philadelphia 31%   36% 6
8 Juniata Park/Feltonville 30%   35% 6
9 Grays Ferry 32%   35% 3
10 Point Breeze 35%   34% -1
11 Tioga/Nicetown 32%   34% 2
12 Allegheny West 31%   34% 2
13 West Philadelphia/Parkside 29%   33% 4
14 Frankford 25%   32% 7
15 Kingsessing 30%   32% 2
16 East Germantown 29%   31% 2
17 Powelton Village/West Powelton 40%   30% -10
18 Olney 21%   29% 8
19 West Philadelphia/Cobbs Creek 25%   27% 2
20 South Philadelphia/West 23%   27% 3
21 Logan/Ogontz/Fern Rock 26%   27% 1
x Citywide 23%   24% 1
22 Port Richmond 22%   24% 2
23 South Philadelphia/East 23%   23% 0
24 Germantown 23%   22% 0
25 Oxford Circle/Castor 12%   22% 10
26 Wynnefield 23%   20% -3
27 University City 35%   20% -15
28 Tacony/Wissinoming 11%   19% 8
29 Schuylkill/SW Center City 28%   19% -8
30 Bella Vista/Southwark 23%   19% -4
31 Northern Liberties/Fishtown 22%   18% -4
32 Overbrook 15%   18% 3
33 Queen Village/Pennsport 23%   17% -6
34 Fairmount/Spring Garden 20%   16% -4
35 Eastwick 16%   16% 0
36 Lawncrest 15%   16% 2
37 Center City/East 20%   16% -4
38 Bridesburg 12%   15% 3
39 Holmesburg 15%   14% -1
40 Manayunk 9%   13% 4
41 East Falls 17%   13% -4
42 West Oak Lane 14%   13% -2
43 Bustleton 12%   12% 0
44 West Mount Airy 8%   12% 4
45 Rhawnhurst 11%   12% 1
46 Mayfair 6%   12% 6
47 Center City/West 14%   11% -3
48 East Mount Airy 12%   11% -1
49 Cedarbrook/Stenton 11%   11% 0
50 Oak Lane/East Oak Lane 14%   10% -4
51 Fox Chase/Burholme 9%   9% 0
52 Northeast Philadelphia 6%   8% 2
53 Roxborough 8%   7% -1
54 Somerton 7%   7% 0
55 Torresdale 8%   6% -2
56 Chestnut Hill 4%   6% 3
blog comments powered by Disqus
Site by MartinKelley.com