Colwyn, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 2,551 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 1,159  (45.4%)
Females: 1,392  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

30.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19023.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,649 (it was $33,150 in 2000)
Colwyn:

$51,649
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,858 (it was $13,883 in 2000)

Colwyn borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,241 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Colwyn:

$76,241
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $168,575; detached houses: $314,689; townhouses or other attached units: $114,707

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,069.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colwyn: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for Black residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Colwyn, PA (2019)
    • 2,12983.6%Black alone
    • 26010.2%White alone
    • 1626.4%Hispanic
    • 200.8%Two or more races

Races in Colwyn detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Colwyn by year

Type

2006

2007

2011

2012

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(157.1)
1
(39.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
2
(78.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(125.2)
7
(294.7)
6
(234.9)
4
(156.7)
7
(274.7)
2
(78.6)
1
(39.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(1,210)
5
(210.5)
11
(430.7)
24
(940.4)
6
(235.5)
7
(274.9)
9
(352.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(751.3)
18
(757.9)
35
(1,370)
26
(1,019)
16
(627.9)
6
(235.7)
1
(39.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(2,254)
21
(884.2)
43
(1,684)
31
(1,215)
35
(1,374)
31
(1,218)
51
(1,999)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(667.8)
7
(294.7)
9
(352.4)
8
(313.5)
5
(196.2)
9
(353.5)
7
(274.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
City-Data.com crime index475.8276.2348.1411.4306.9486.3328.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Colwyn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.41
Pennsylvania average:

2.06
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Ancestries: African (31.3%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (2.0%), Liberian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1894

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 9,984 people per square mile   (high).

Colwyn, Pennsylvania map

660 residents are foreign born (22.5% Africa, 3.3% Latin America).

This borough:

25.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,286 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,286 (6.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camden, NJ (8.0 miles , pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (8.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Darby borough, PA (0.7 miles ),
Sharon Hill borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Collingdale borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Yeadon borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Aldan borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Darby Township, PA (1.4 miles ),
Folcroft borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
East Lansdowne borough, PA (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.91 N, Longitude: 75.25 W

Distribution of median household income in Colwyn, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Colwyn, PA in 2019
Colwyn satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Colwyn, PA
Historical housing units in Colwyn, PA
Most common industries in Colwyn, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.2%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Colwyn, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (9.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Colwyn, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Colwyn, Pennsylvania average temperatures Colwyn, Pennsylvania average precipitation Colwyn, Pennsylvania humidity Colwyn, Pennsylvania wind speed Colwyn, Pennsylvania snowfall Colwyn, Pennsylvania sunshine Colwyn, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.304. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.304
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.671. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.671
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
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 5.1 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 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00402
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Colwyn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Colwyn borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 23.8 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colwyn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% 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 200.1 miles away from Colwyn 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 50.5 miles away from the city 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 49.1 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 283.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from Colwyn 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 290.8 miles away from Colwyn 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 Delaware County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colwyn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Colwyn:

  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL/ELMWOO (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • LITTLE FLOWER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DARBY, PA)
  • LITTLE FLOWER NRSG HM (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DARBY, PA)
  • SAINT FRANCIS COUNTRY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DARBY, PA)
  • COBBS CREEK NSG AND CONV (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • COBBS CREEK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • MERCY HEALTH HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DARBY, PA)

Amtrak stations near Colwyn:

  • 5 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.
  • 8 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 Colwyn:

  • University of the Sciences (about 4 miles; Philadelphia, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,464)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • The University of the Arts (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Thomas Jefferson University (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public elementary/middle school in Colwyn:

  • COLWYN EL SCH (Students: 162, Location: 211 PINE STREET, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colwyn: Colwyn Borough Hall (A), Colwyn Fire Company 1 Station 10 (B), Colwyn Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Cobbs Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Joe Wilder - Aemrican musician.

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

3.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

72.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Colwyn:

Marital status in Colwyn, PA
  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 31.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Colwyn:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colwyn, PA (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,50650
Mainline Protestant52,224169
Evangelical Protestant24,456136
Other9,00927
Black Protestant5,61739
Orthodox5,0968
None200,071-
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: 103
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Delaware County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 313
Delaware County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colwyn:

49.3%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.4%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Colwyn:

30.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Colwyn:

19.9%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colwyn:

12.5%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colwyn:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Colwyn:

56.3%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colwyn, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,846$51,38411$17,910
Financial Administration 2$7,742$46,4520$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,366$40,3920$0
Totals for Government 6$23,954$47,90811$17,910

Colwyn government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($7.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $279,000 ($109.37)
    General - Other: $249,000 ($97.61)
    Regular Highways: $188,000 ($73.70)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($52.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($46.65)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($33.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000 ($27.05)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($14.90)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($14.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($12.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($10.19)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($7.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($3.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $61,000 ($23.91)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($14.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $312,000 ($122.30)

Colwyn government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $453,000 ($177.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($39.59)
    Other: $32,000 ($12.54)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $133,000 ($52.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($4.31)
    Rents: $9,000 ($3.53)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.96)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $81,000 ($31.75)
    Highways: $57,000 ($22.34)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • Tax - Property: $588,000 ($230.50)
    Individual Income: $198,000 ($77.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($10.19)
    Public Utility License: $17,000 ($6.66)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $12,000 ($4.70)

Colwyn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($79.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,489,000 ($583.69)

4.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($73,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($690 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.74% ($50,820 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.53% ($114,050)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.51% ($96,517)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,488 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.31% ($45,190 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.73% ($97,712)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.58% ($92,262)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colwyn:

  • 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)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colwyn:

  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, 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.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEB (88.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEST PHILADELPHIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Colwyn:

  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • 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)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 280Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Colwyn)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB3CCR, Grant Date: 02/25/1998, Expiration Date: 02/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2010, Registrant: John H Trowell, 116 Frances St, Colwyn, PA 19023
  • Call Sign: W3NNV, Grant Date: 11/18/1997, Expiration Date: 11/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2009, Registrant: W Paul Egleston Jr, 405 South 3rd St, Colwyn, PA 19023
  • Call Sign: KB3QMV, Licensee ID: L01376169, Grant Date: 12/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/04/2028, Certifier: Christopher M Ritchie, Registrant: Christopher M Ritchie, 112 South Third Street, Colwyn, PA 19023

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$80,5713$85,66712$84,3331$24,0001$249,0003$73,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$74,0004$87,2502$6,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$78,4002$116,00029$80,3458$11,5000$01$74,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$79,5000$013$84,2311$20,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$63,0000$05$78,6000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4027.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$81,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4027.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colwyn, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colwyn, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Colwyn, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (77.2%), and Other (13.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colwyn, PA
    • 8877.2%Structure Fires
    • 1513.2%Other
    • 65.3%Outside Fires
    • 54.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colwyn, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colwyn, PA
  • 83.6%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colwyn, PA
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Colwyn compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Colwyn on our top lists:

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  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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