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Population (year 2000): 10,299. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,046 (-2.5% change)
Males: 4,752 (46.1%), Females: 5,547 (53.9%)

Delaware County

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Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $30,938 (year 2000)
Median house value: $51,300 (year 2000)

Darby, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Darby:

  • Black (60.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), German (7.8%), Italian (7.1%), English (3.9%), Subsaharan African (3.0%), West Indian (1.8%).

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Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Darby,

For population 25 years and over in Darby

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darby borough

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

6.0% Foreign born (1.6% Africa, 1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -634 (-5.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Philadelphia, (9.6 miles )

Nearest cities: PA (0.5 miles Colwyn, PA (1.1 miles Yeadon, Hill, PA (1.2 miles Sharon PA (1.4 miles Collingdale, Lansdowne, PA (1.8 miles East PA (2.0 miles Aldan, PA (2.0 miles Lansdowne, Township, PA (2.2 miles Darby

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 75.26 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -439 (-4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 333 (9.3%)


 

Crime in Darby by Year

Type 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 9.7 9.7 19.4
Rapes 17 13 12 10
    per 100,000 165.1 126.2 116.5 97.1
Robberies 27 29 39 45
    per 100,000 262.2 281.6 378.7 436.9
Assaults 223 238 231 314
    per 100,000 2165.3 2310.9 2242.9 3048.8
Burglaries 118 103 126 132
    per 100,000 1145.7 1000.1 1223.4 1281.7
Thefts 280 227 214 249
    per 100,000 2718.7 2204.1 2077.9 2417.7
Auto thefts 57 72 97 75
    per 100,000 553.5 699.1 941.8 728.2
811.0 821.0 862.6 1043.8


Average climate in Darby, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Darby,

Darby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Darby city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Darby:
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - DELAWARE COUNTY (1500 LANSDOWNE AVE 6TH FLOOR)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (LANSDOWNE & BAILY RDS)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Darby:
  • KIRKBRIDE CENTER (about 4 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)
  • BELMONT CENTER FOR COMPREHENSIVE TREAT (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Darby:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 4 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 30 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 40 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Darby:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 6 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)
  • WINGS FIELD (about 15 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: LOM)

Amtrak stations near Darby:
  • 6 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.
  • 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.
  • 9 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 website:

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 16 $81,145 $60,858 12 $27,761
Financial Administration 0 $0   3 $3,764
Police - Other 0 $0   24 $27,175
Streets and Highways 6 $14,898 $29,796 0 $0
Totals for Government 22 $96,043 $52,387 39 $58,700


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darby:
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,794)
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 23,007)
Public primary/middle schools in Darby:
  • PENN WOOD WEST JHS (Students: 677; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • WALNUT STREET SCH (Students: 562; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PARK LANE EL SCH (Students: 403; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Darby:
  • BLESSED VIRGIN MARY SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 51 MACDADE BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Darby:
  • DARBY LIBRARY (Operating income: $71,693; Location: 1001 MAIN ST; 15,741 books; 212 audio materials; 307 video materials; 42 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Darby: Darby Station (A), Saint Francis Country Home (B).


Darby compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Darby:
  • 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.)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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 Darby:
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON 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)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPEB (88.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEST PHILADELPHIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Darby:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • 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)

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