Although predominantly Hispanic, Feltonville is home to a variety of cultures. “Just walk down
Nearly one-fifth of current Feltonville residents were born outside the
An estimated 36 percent of Feltonville residents live below the poverty line—that’s 14 percent higher than the city’s average. Poverty among minorities is due in part to poor educational attainment, and Hispanic dropout rates are traditionally the highest. On average, neighborhoods like Feltonville will see about half of high school freshmen graduate.
Various establishments throughout the area have taken action to turn around the educational struggle. The quickly growing
In addition to the various educational services, businesses are opening too. Along
By Alex Onkow and Stacey Naughton