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Population (year 2000): 8,664. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,501 (-1.9% change)
Males: 4,206 (48.5%), Females: 4,458 (51.5%)

Delaware County

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $40,207 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,600 (year 2000)

Collingdale, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Collingdale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.5%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (45.3%), German (21.2%), Italian (20.1%), English (10.4%), Polish (5.1%), United States (2.7%).

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Elevation: 83 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Collingdale,

For population 25 years and over in Collingdale

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Collingdale borough

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -682 (-7.3%).




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Latitude: 39.91 N, Longitude: 75.28 W


Collingdale, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.3%), Retail trade (14.7%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,279 (-26.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 341 (8.7%)


 

Crime in Collingdale by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 23.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 7 3 2
    per 100,000 46.2 80.8 34.6 23.1
Robberies 10 13 30 16
    per 100,000 115.4 150.0 346.3 184.7
Assaults 59 N/A 106 104
    per 100,000 681.0 N/A 1223.5 1200.4
Burglaries 42 35 38 38
    per 100,000 484.8 404.0 438.6 438.6
Thefts 37 185 222 201
    per 100,000 427.1 2135.3 2562.3 2319.9
Auto thefts 40 40 47 26
    per 100,000 461.7 461.7 542.5 300.1
300.3 N/A 539.0 452.2


Average climate in Collingdale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Collingdale,

Collingdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Collingdale city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 26.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Collingdale:
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - DELAWARE COUNTY (about 1 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Collingdale:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 28 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 42 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Collingdale:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 5 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 15 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)

Amtrak stations near Collingdale:
  • 7 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8 $40,698 $61,047 8 $5,369
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $29
Police - Other 0 $0   13 $5,683
Other Government Administration 2 $7,271 $43,626 8 $3,505
Financial Administration 0 $0   2 $2,015
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,123 $25,476 2 $1,333
Solid Waste Management 6 $14,646 $29,292 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $199
Streets and Highways 4 $11,716 $35,148 1 $1,116
Totals for Government 21 $76,454 $43,688 36 $19,249


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Collingdale:
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 8 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 9 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,794)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
Public high school in Collingdale:
  • SOUTHEAST ACADEMY (Students: 55; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Collingdale:
  • HARRIS EL SCH (Students: 640; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Collingdale:
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 502 WOODLAWN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TED DI RENZO MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 709 BARTRAM AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Collingdale:
  • COLLINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $63,716; Location: 823 MACDADE BLVD; 20,584 books; 140 audio materials; 231 video materials; 147 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Eden Memorial Cemetery (1), Mount Zion Cemetery (2), Har Zion Cemetery (3).


Collingdale compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Collingdale:
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Collingdale:
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPEB (88.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEST PHILADELPHIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Collingdale:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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