StatisticNorth CentralPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Population density (sq mi)14,39911,626287
Median age29.733.940.6
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%42%40%
Speak Englishn/a78%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in North Central is 24% higher than Philadelphia
  • The median age in North Central is 12% lower than Philadelphia
  • In North Central 17.70% of the population is White
  • In North Central 75.36% of the population is Black
  • In North Central 2.46% of the population is Asian

Compare Philadelphia, PA Demographics


      North Central population breakdown by race

      RaceNorth CentralPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
      American Indian0.54%0.37%0.20%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.11%0.03%
      Mixed race1.83%2.80%2.24%
      Other race2.11%5.71%1.98%
      In North Central, 13.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      North Central age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The North Central, Philadelphia, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).