Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 28,043.
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
Males: 13,346  (47.6%)
Females: 14,697  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19026.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,898 (it was $48,765 in 2000)
Drexel Hill:

$71,898
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,196 (it was $25,471 in 2000)

Drexel Hill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $241,622 (it was $125,300 in 2000)
Drexel Hill:

$241,622
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $310,864; detached houses: $408,183; townhouses or other attached units: $143,243; in 2-unit structures: $292,016; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,637; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,951; mobile homes: $28,111

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,038.

March 2019 cost of living index in Drexel Hill: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 10.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 3.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Drexel Hill, PA (2017)
    • 21,01874.2%White alone
    • 3,62512.8%Black alone
    • 1,4945.3%Hispanic
    • 1,2974.6%Asian alone
    • 8122.9%Two or more races
    • 70.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Drexel Hill is 1,131 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (23.3%), Italian (17.4%), German (5.8%), American (5.1%), English (2.9%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 8,704 people per square mile   (high).

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania map

2,495 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia, 1.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.1% Africa).

This place:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,452 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,687 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (9.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clifton Heights borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Lansdowne borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Aldan borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
East Lansdowne borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Springfield, PA (1.5 miles ),
Millbourne borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Penn Wynne, PA (1.7 miles ),
Collingdale borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.95 N, Longitude: 75.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,917 (-38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,819 (11.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Drexel Hill, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Drexel Hill, PA in 2017
Drexel Hill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Drexel Hill, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.9%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Drexel Hill, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 0.327. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.327
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.629. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.629
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 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 7.2 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 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00317
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Drexel Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Drexel Hill place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Drexel Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 46.9 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 45.5 miles away from Drexel Hill 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 281.2 miles away from Drexel Hill 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 287.5 miles away from Drexel Hill 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 46.5 miles away from Drexel Hill 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 324.1 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).
Drexel Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Drexel Hill:

  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 501 NORTH LANSDOWNE AVE)
  • HEALTH1ST HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1230 BURMONT ROAD)
  • HOME CARE DEPT DEL CO MEM HOSP (5030 STATE ROAD SUITE 3001)
  • TAYLOR HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (5030 STATE ROAD, SUITE 3001)
  • TCC AT DELAWARE CO MEMORIAL (501 N LANSDOWNE AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Drexel Hill:

  • 5 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.
  • 7 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.
  • 9 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 Drexel Hill:

  • Saint Joseph's University (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,329)
  • University of the Sciences (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 5 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • Villanova University (about 7 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 9,350)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 7 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)

Public high school in Drexel Hill:

  • UPPER DARBY SHS (Students: 4,003, Location: 601 NORTH LANSDOWNE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Drexel Hill:

Private elementary/middle schools in Drexel Hill:

  • ST DOROTHY SCHOOL (Students: 423, Location: 1225 BURMONT RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST ANDREW SCHOOL (Students: 314, Location: 535 MASON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BERNADETTE SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 1015 TURNER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY CHILD ACADEMY (Students: 166, Location: 475 SHADELAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Drexel Hill

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast have now merged to become one, co-ed high school.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Drexel Hill: Kellyville (A), Garrettford (B), Heyville (C), Aronimink Station (D), Huey Avenue Station (E), Drexel Hill Junction Station (F), Drexel Park Station (G), Drexelbrook Station (H), Drexeline Station (I), Irvington Road Station (J), Lansdowne Avenue Station (K), School Lane Station (L), Oakview Station (M), Upper Darby Township Fire Department - Garrettford - Drexel Hill Fire Company Station 20 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Drexeline Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Arlington Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Collen Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Drexel Hill: Dermond Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Court Ashley (3714 Berry).

Birthplace of: Fran Dunphy - Basketball coache, Dan Mullen - College football coach, Larry Farnese - Pennsylvania State Senator, Marc Verica - Football player, Gina Procaccio - Middle distance runner, Bob Kowalkowski - Football player.

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 place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Drexel Hill in 2010:

  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Drexel Hill in 2000:

  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Drexel Hill (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Drexel Hill Branch at 4221 Ferne Boulevard, branch established on 1948/04/16. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • St. Edmond's Federal Savings Bank: Drexel Hill Branch at 1270 Township Line Road, branch established on 2008/04/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $307.2 mil, Deposits: $273.7 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Upper Darby Branch at 2200 Garrett Road, branch established on 2003/05/10. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Prudential Savings Bank: Drexel Hill Branch at 601 Morgan Avenue, branch established on 1997/05/09. Info updated 2012/02/23: Bank assets: $500.7 mil, Deposits: $441.7 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Prudential Mutual Holding Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Shadeland Ave & Garret Branch at 3100 Garret Road, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Drexeline Branch at 4998 State Road, branch established on 1973/04/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Drexel Hill Branch at Lansdowne Avenue And State Road, branch established on 1979/11/19. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Drexel Hill Branch at 5050 State Road, branch established on 1988/11/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Drexel Hill:

Marital status in Drexel Hill, PA
  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Drexel Hill:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Drexel Hill
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Drexel Hill:

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Religion statistics for Drexel Hill, 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
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Drexel Hill:

52.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Drexel Hill:

50.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Drexel Hill:

28.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Drexel Hill:

20.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Drexel Hill:

10.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Drexel Hill:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Drexel Hill:

33.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Drexel Hill:

59.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Drexel Hill, PA Residents

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)
Businesses in Drexel Hill, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
CVS2Nissan1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
Honda1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS3
New Balance1

Strongest AM radio stations in Drexel Hill:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Drexel Hill:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WHHS (107.9 FM; HAVERTOWN, PA; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT OF HAVERFORD TOWNSHP)
  • 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.)
  • WXVU (89.1 FM; VILLANOVA, PA; Owner: VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Drexel Hill:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Fatal accident count

Drexel Hill fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 2016 08:39 PM, Us-1 Township Line Rd, Sr-2026 State Rd, Lat: 39.945781, Lon: -75.326136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 2013 02:01 PM, Us-1 Township Line Rd, Arrowhead Ln, Lat: 39.949000, Lon: -75.324106, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2012 08:16 PM, Sr-2005 Lansdowne Ave, Se-2026 State Rd, Lat: 39.959314, Lon: -75.287789, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 24, 2007 07:28 PM, Edmonds Av, School Ln, Lat: 39.948803, Lon: -75.299278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 2006 05:32 PM, Sr-2019, Lat: 39.942730, Lon: -75.300130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 2006 10:11 AM, Sr-2019, Fairfax Rd, Lat: 39.949490, Lon: -75.286340, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 2005 03:34 AM, Us-1, Lat: 39.954170, Lon: -75.322930, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.4mTotal length
  • $2,411,000Total costs
  • 108,317Total average daily traffic
  • 4,324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,450Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Drexel Hill, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PA-PHL0611G, 3150 Township Line Road (Lat: 39.963500 Lon: -75.304917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQKX617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23275.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2009, Expiration Date: 10/19/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Garrett UnitSub, Lat: 39.944833 Lon: -75.294500, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Drexel Hill)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 3 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED185$176,773100$149,204535$164,53051$51,2092$171,01518$128,512
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$158,36611$180,14457$163,73114$50,8710$03$123,387
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$177,35716$181,829227$176,57366$30,4723$1,496,66713$98,598
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$151,8806$186,402180$178,59010$123,2960$03$94,257
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$214,1187$182,57144$178,1182$101,4800$02$179,500

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Drexel Hill, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$185,24618$225,5780$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$222,7348$202,3192$112,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$75,7905$208,0940$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$132,0002$166,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Drexel Hill, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Drexel Hill, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 70 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Drexel Hill, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.2%), and Outside Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Drexel Hill, PA
    • 11554.2%Structure Fires
    • 7635.8%Outside Fires
    • 178.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Drexel Hill, PA
Most common first names in Drexel Hill, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary49980.2 years
John48674.1 years
William33573.3 years
Joseph32173.8 years
Margaret28379.8 years
James26573.7 years
Anna23281.3 years
Elizabeth21179.4 years
Charles20476.6 years
Helen19879.4 years
Most common last names in Drexel Hill, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8676.4 years
Kelly8376.7 years
Miller5779.3 years
Gallagher4475.6 years
Dougherty4176.6 years
Murphy4177.2 years
Walsh3473.7 years
Brown3274.2 years
Moore3278.8 years
Clark3177.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Drexel Hill, PA
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Drexel Hill, PA
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Drexel Hill compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Drexel Hill on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #23 (19026) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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