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Population (year 2000): 8,072
Males: 3,856 (47.8%), Females: 4,216 (52.2%)

Delaware County

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Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $50,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $118,400 (year 2000)

Folsom, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Folsom:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (43.5%), Italian (28.5%), German (19.9%), English (10.6%), Polish (6.3%), French (2.3%).

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Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Folsom,

For population 25 years and over in Folsom

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Folsom CDP

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

3.8% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.4% Africa).




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Nearest cities: PA (0.6 miles Rutledge, Park, PA Ridley (0.9 miles PA (1.3 miles Morton, Park, PA Prospect (1.4 miles PA (1.5 miles Woodlyn, PA (1.6 miles Swarthmore, PA (2.0 miles Norwood, PA (2.4 miles Glenolden,

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 75.33 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Retail trade (13.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.8%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,994 (-24.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 275 (6.8%)

Average climate in Folsom, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Folsom-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Folsom city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kevin Egee - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers).


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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Folsom:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 25 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 45 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Folsom:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 5 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 12 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 14 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)

Amtrak stations near Folsom:
  • 9 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 14 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Folsom:
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 5 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 12 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,138)
Public high school in Folsom:
  • RIDLEY HS (Students: 2,011; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Folsom:
  • EDGEWOOD EL SCH (Students: 333; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Folsom:
  • RIDLEY TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,016,802; Location: 100 E MACDADE BLVD; 74,532 books; 2,755 audio materials; 1,670 video materials; 500 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Milmont Park (A).

Cemetery: Eastlawn Cemetery (1).


Folsom compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Folsom:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • 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.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Folsom:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WRSD (94.9 FM; FOLSOM, PA; Owner: RIDLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDNR (89.5 FM; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WIDENER COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Folsom:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, 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.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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