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Philadelphia Inquirer: Philly’s wealthiest neighborhoods have median incomes that are $100,000 more than the poorest areas.

Philadelphia’s Fairhill and Fishtown neighborhoods are separated by a little over two miles — and about $100,000.

That’s according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau showing that when it comes to median household income, there’s a six-figure gap between Philadelphia’s wealthiest community and its lowest-income neighborhoods.

Households in Mantua, North Philadelphia East, East Germantown, Allegheny West, and Fairhill took in an estimated median yearly income that was at least $100,000 less than residents in the city’s highest-earning community for 2018 to 2022, the Census Bureau’s latest five-year reporting period.

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