Cheyney University, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 988.
Males: 776  (78.6%)
Females: 212  (21.4%)
Median resident age:

20.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19319, 19382.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $102,016
Cheyney University:

$102,016
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,791

Cheyney University CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $379,300
Cheyney University:

$379,300
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $433,458; detached houses: $480,805; townhouses or other attached units: $319,804; in 2-unit structures: $202,390; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $283,955; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $238,448; mobile homes: $56,905
March 2019 cost of living index in Cheyney University: 99.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Cheyney University, PA (2019)
    • 17054.0%White alone
    • 11837.5%Black alone
    • 206.3%Hispanic
    • 61.9%Two or more races

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Ancestries: Irish (11.4%), Italian (6.7%), Scottish (4.7%), German (2.6%), African (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (9.7 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (20.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Goshen, PA (1.8 miles ),
West Chester borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Chester Heights borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Lima, PA (2.2 miles ),
Malvern borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Upper Providence Township, PA (2.7 miles ),
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA (2.7 miles ),
Media borough, PA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 75.53 W

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.6. This is worse than average.

City:

97.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.267. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.422. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.422
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00308
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Cheyney University-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Cheyney University place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 14.9 miles away from the place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cheyney University-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.7 miles away from Cheyney University center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from Cheyney University center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from Cheyney University center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Cheyney University center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cheyney University:

  • PEMBROOKE HEALTH AND REHAB RES (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)
  • WEST CHESTER ARMS PA INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)
  • ELWYN INC/WINDING WAY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GLEN MILLS, PA)
  • BRINTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GLEN MILLS, PA)
  • HCC AT WHITE HORSE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA)
  • HOSPICE OF CHESTER CNTY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)
  • WEST CHESTER REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)

Amtrak stations near Cheyney University:

  • 8 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheyney University:

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; West Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,492)
  • Neumann University (about 7 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Immaculata University (about 7 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 8 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 11 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Eastern University (about 12 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Cabrini College (about 12 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cheyney University: Ada Georges Hall (A), Baily Hall (B), Burleigh Hall (C), Cope Annex (D), Coppin Hall (E), Duckrey Social Sciences Center (F), Dudley Center for the Performing Arts (G), Emlen Hall (H), Harris - Turner Building (I), Humphreys Hall (J), James Hilton Center (K), Leslie Pinckney Hill Library (L), Logan Annex (M), Marcus Foster Student Alumni Center (N), Marian Anderson Music Center (O), McKright-Rogers Building (P), Stanley Yarnall Hall (Q), The Harriet Ross Tubman Hall (R), Vaux Hall (S), Wade Wilson Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cheyney University include: O'Shields - Stevenson Stadium (1), Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Athletic Fields (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

980 people in college/university student housing in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Cheyney University:

Marital status in Cheyney University, PA
  • Never married: 94.6%
  • Now married: 5.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cheyney University:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cheyney University, PA (based on Chester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,11333
Mainline Protestant60,921156
Evangelical Protestant31,520167
Other6,09025
Black Protestant4,27125
Orthodox6754
None183,296-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Here:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chester County:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($92,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.98% ($99,386 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.81% ($97,712)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($83,868)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.90% ($86,622 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.58% ($114,050)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($65,058)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheyney University:

  • 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.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: CHESTER COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheyney University:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZZE (97.3 FM; GLEN MILLS, PA; Owner: GLEN MILLS SCHOOLS)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCUR (91.7 FM; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: STUDENT SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cheyney University:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, 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.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, 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)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.8mTotal length
  • $2,193,000Total costs
  • 98,278Total average daily traffic
  • 4,037Total average daily truck traffic
  • 91,472Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cheyney University, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cheyney University, PA


Cheyney University compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Cheyney University on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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