Colwyn, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 2,553 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 1,119  (43.9%)
Females: 1,434  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19023.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,038 (it was $33,150 in 2000)
Colwyn:

$41,038
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,124 (it was $13,883 in 2000)

Colwyn borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,468 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Colwyn:

$91,468
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $156,743; Detached houses: $287,420; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,269

Median gross rent in 2016: $992.

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  • Races in Colwyn, PA (2010)

    Colwyn races chart
    • 2,02479.5%Black alone
    • 39515.5%White alone
    • 592.3%Two or more races
    • 421.6%Hispanic
    • 190.7%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Colwyn: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Jamaican (12.7%), Irish (7.5%), Liberian (5.6%), Nigerian (5.5%), African (2.9%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1894

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 9,992 people per square mile   (high).

Colwyn,PA real estate house value index trend

Colwyn, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Colwyn:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colwyn borough:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

620 residents are foreign born (16.6% Africa, 5.3% Latin America).

This borough:

24.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,594 (3.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,657 (4.4%)

Colwyn satellite photo by USGS

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

Colwyn household income distribution Colwyn home values distribution

Crime rates in Colwyn by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2011 2012 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 40001012
per 100,000 162.40.00.00.042.10.039.278.5
Robberies 05237647
per 100,000 0.0206.683.1125.2294.7234.9156.7274.7
Assaults 1981129511246
per 100,000 771.4330.6456.81,210.4210.5430.7940.4235.5
Burglaries 01591818352616
per 100,000 0.0619.8373.8751.3757.91,370.41,018.8627.9
Theft 529305421433135
per 100,000 203.01,198.31,245.82,253.8884.21,683.61,214.71,373.6
Auto thefts 8175167985
per 100,000 324.8702.5207.6667.8294.7352.4313.5196.2
Arson 00000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.039.239.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.7) 331.3286.9208.9475.8276.2348.1411.4306.9

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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:

2.62
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -194 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Colwyn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Colwyn, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 Colwyn center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 283.3 miles away from the city 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 the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from Colwyn center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 326.0 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 Delaware County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colwyn topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Wilder - Aemrican musician.

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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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.238. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.41
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0356. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0356
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.8%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Colwyn travel time to work - commute Colwyn mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Colwyn borough (based on Delaware County data)

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
Delaware County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colwyn:

49.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Colwyn:

29.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Colwyn:

21.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colwyn:

11.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colwyn:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Colwyn:

55.9%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colwyn, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$10,569$63,4140$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$17,538$70,15210$27,755
Streets and Highways 1$4,596$55,1520$0
Totals for Government 6$32,703$65,40610$27,755

Colwyn government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $299,000 ($117.12)
    Police Protection: $270,000 ($105.76)
    Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($46.22)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($28.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($21.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($15.67)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($14.88)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($12.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($7.44)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($3.92)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($5.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $134,000 ($52.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $20,000 ($7.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $233,000 ($91.27)

Colwyn government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $29,000 ($11.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $182,000 ($71.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $187,000 ($73.25)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($12.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($15.67)
    Highways: $34,000 ($13.32)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Property: $534,000 ($209.17)
    NEC: $73,000 ($28.59)

Colwyn government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $233,000 ($91.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,000 ($9.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($82.26)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $200,000 ($78.34)

Colwyn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $345,000 ($135.14)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.52% ($39,395 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.47% ($75,682)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.41% ($65,892)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($653 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.28% ($35,024 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.65% ($78,925)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.48% ($63,096)

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
  • 3m10ftTotal 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:

2
  • 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

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Colwyn compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Colwyn on our top lists:

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #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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