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Population (year 2000): 6,978. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,906 (-1.0% change)
Males: 3,414 (48.9%), Females: 3,564 (51.1%)

Delaware County

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Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $44,443 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,800 (year 2000)

Folcroft, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Folcroft:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (38.9%), Italian (29.4%), German (18.5%), English (8.6%), Polish (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

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Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Folcroft,

For population 25 years and over in Folcroft

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Folcroft borough

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

3.5% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.9% Africa, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -514 (-6.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Philadelphia, (11.8 miles )

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Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 75.28 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.1%), Retail trade (11.7%), Manufacturing (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -169 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 455 (14.2%)


 

Crime in Folcroft by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.3
Rapes 0 3 0 3
    per 100,000 0.0 43.0 0.0 43.0
Robberies 2 8 7 6
    per 100,000 28.7 114.6 100.3 86.0
Assaults 25 26 30 43
    per 100,000 358.3 372.6 429.9 616.2
Burglaries 28 34 19 17
    per 100,000 401.3 487.2 272.3 243.6
Thefts 75 59 85 104
    per 100,000 1074.8 845.5 1218.1 1490.4
Auto thefts 40 13 31 28
    per 100,000 573.2 186.3 444.3 401.3
197.2 208.9 219.4 289.3


Average climate in Folcroft, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Folcroft,

Folcroft-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 16.9 miles away from the Folcroft city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Folcroft:
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - DELAWARE COUNTY (about 2 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Folcroft:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 4 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 28 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 43 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Folcroft:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 3 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 14 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)

Amtrak stations near Folcroft:
  • 8 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.
  • 12 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
Streets and Highways 4 $10,979 $32,937 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $11,737 $35,211 8 $2,082
Police - Other 0 $0   13 $5,248
Police Protection - Officers 9 $46,996 $62,661 5 $5,700
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $1,001
Local Libraries 1 $1,661 $19,932 8 $2,764
Health 0 $0   2 $624
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   3 $1,900
Totals for Government 18 $71,373 $47,582 40 $19,319


College/University in Folcroft:
  • DELAWARE COUNTY TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 87; Location: DELMAR DR & HENDERSON BLVD; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Folcroft:
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 8 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
Public primary/middle schools in Folcroft:
  • DELCROFT SCH (Students: 643; Grades: KG - 08)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY TECHNICAL HIGH (Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Folcroft:
  • KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTR 222 (Students: 12; Location: 6 SCHOOL LANE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Folcroft:
  • BOROUGH OF FOLCROFT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $85,906; Location: 1725 DELMAR DR; 13,206 books; 203 video materials; 28 serial subscriptions)

Creek: Hermesprota Creek (A).


Folcroft compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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 Folcroft:
  • 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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 Folcroft:
  • 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.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEB (88.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEST PHILADELPHIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Folcroft:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA 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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