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North10 Philadelphia works to improve life outcomes for community members of the North Philadelphia Hunting Park-East Tioga community so current residents and future generations live happy, healthy, and civically engaged lives.
By the Numbers
The Hunting Park-East Tioga population is 6,340, with 30% of the population being under 19 years-old.
40% of Hunting Park-East Tioga residents live in poverty, while 20% of the residents live in extreme poverty.
95% of the students in Hunting Park and East Tioga attend public schools, with 71% of students graduating high school.
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
The median household income for residents in Hunting Park-East Tioga is $21,547 per year. The median household income in the US is $59,039 per year.
Our partnership with the American Heart Association has afforded us the opportunity to host a ‘Hands-Only CRP Mobile Kiosk’ inside the Lenfest Center. On January 31, 2024, the announcement was made with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Philadelphia’s initiative to make school commutes safer receives a significant boost with a $25 million federal grant. This funding aims to create safe traffic zones around six North Philly schools, ensuring safer journeys for students.
Hear about the need for the Schoolyard Transformation.
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North10 Philadelphia is building "Be a Gem Crossing" at Westmoreland Street and Germantown Avenue. It will replace a motel that neighbors have tried to close for two decades. Read more (WHYY).
Read the latest news from North10 Philadelphia about the groundbreaking of the Be a Gem Project and more.
Check out our Winter Newsletter for updates and news!
Our own staff was in Generocity here, speaking about how, ‘marred by deep poverty, Hunting Park remains one of Philadelphia’s poorest neighbors to this day.
Our very own Tayon Whiting was featured in WHYY and you can read about how he helped battle extreme heat during the pandemic here. (Photo: Tayon Whiting delivers fans to residents in need on 10th Street. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY))