The First Ward is a distinct Binghamton neighborhood with much to offer residents, employers and visitors. Historically, the First Ward was a walk-to-work neighborhood where residents could easily reach employment, schools, churches and favorite shops thanks to the neighborhood’s tight network of walkable streets.
Learn more about the First Ward neighborhood and all it has to offer, including its parks and open spaces, the types and mixes of homes and businesses and the character of the community’s housing.
What’s Your Story?
Are you a lifelong resident of the neighborhood? Do you own a local business? Did you grow up in the First Ward, but move away later? We all have a story to tell and we would LOVE to hear yours!
The First Ward is a diverse neighborhood of over 5,000 residents, many of whom continue to have strong cultural ties to their heritage. In fact, nearly one in five residents of the First Ward speaks a language other than English at home. The neighborhood is also home to a growing number of school-aged children, while the number of elderly residents is also on the rise.
Understanding the various cultural and age-related trends in the First Ward is important when planning for the future of a community. Learn more about the people living in the First Ward neighborhood.
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