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North Side, Binghamton

North Side
City of Binghamton neighborhood

The North Side as seen from the Chenango Street overpass, May 2007
Country United States of America
State New York
County Broome County
City Binghamton
 • Council Member Lea Webb (D) 4th District
 • Council Member Edward M. Collins (D) 7th District
ZIP code 13901
Area code(s) 607

The North Side, as the name implies, is a neighborhood in northern section of the New York State city of Binghamton. It is a mixed-use urban neighborhood with commercial and industrial businesses many times occupying sections of residential blocks.

The North Side can be defined as encompassing the area north of the Norfolk Southern tracks and Downtown Binghamton, east of the Chenango River and the First Ward, west of the East Side of Binghamton and a small portion of the town of Dickinson and south of the village of Port Dickinson of the town of Dickinson along Bromley Avenue.

The area's "main drag" is Chenango Street. It forms the neighborhood's "spine," running on a north-south axis, starting at the Broome County Courthouse in downtown and continuing north into the neighboring communities. The neighborhood is also served by the partially limited-access Brandywine Highway which carries (NY-7).


As of the 2010 census, the North Side of Binghamton had a population of 1,969. 62.7% were White(Non-Hispanic), 18.7% African-American, 3.4% Asian and 9.6% Hispanic. The 2005-2009 American Community Survey estimates that 40.1% of the North Side was below the poverty level, including 48.8% of children younger than 18.

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