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is a neighborhood in northern Providence
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, Rhode Island
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. It is one of six neighborhoods comprising the East Side
The East Side is a collection of neighborhoods in Providence, Rhode Island on the eponymous eastern part of the city. It officially comprises the neighborhoods of Blackstone, Hope , Mount Hope, College Hill , Wayland, and Fox Point.The area is separated from East Providence, Rhode Island to the...
of Providence. The area is bounded to the north by Rochambeau Avenue, to the east by Hope Street, to the south by Olney Street, while the western border is the former New York-New Haven Railroad
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and MBTA) and Interstate 95
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. Camp Street is often used as a landmark for the neighborhood, as it runs lengthwise through Mount Hope's center.
The neighborhood is 44.5% non-Hispanic White, 29.4% African-American, and 10.4% Hispanic. Median household income is $28,413, and median family income is $35,476. 24.0% of families live below the poverty line.