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Hartranft, Philadelphia

Hartranft
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
Lillian Marrero Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia is located in Hartranft
Lillian Marrero Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia is located in Hartranft
Country  United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
Area code(s) Area code 215

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

Hartranft is on the border of the predominantly Black central region of North Philadelphia and the predominantly Hispanic eastern region of North Philadelphia. Bounded by 6th Street to the west, Front Street to the east, York Street to the north, and Cecil B. Moore Avenue to the south. Bordering neighborhoods include Fairhill to the north, Kensington to the east, Templetown to the west, and Olde Kensington to the south.

Located in the 19133 zip code.

The demolished Northern National Bank building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

Demographics

As of the Census of 2010 Hartranft had 15,883 people and was 49.6% Hispanic (primarily Puerto Rican), 29.9% African American, 13% White, and 7.5% mixed or other.

44% of its people live below the poverty line.

The average housing structure was built in 1946. 43.12% of all properties were vacant as of 2000.

Education

School District of Philadelphia operates public schools.

The Free Library of Philadelphia Lillian Marrero Branch serves West Kensington.[2]

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "Lillian Marrero Branch." Free Library of Philadelphia. Retrieved on October 19, 2012.


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