Folcroft, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,614 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 3,338  (50.5%)
Females: 3,276  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19032, 19079.

Folcroft Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,525 (it was $44,443 in 2000)
Folcroft:

$65,525
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,975 (it was $17,727 in 2000)

Folcroft borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,433 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Folcroft:

$144,433
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: $1,225.

March 2019 cost of living index in Folcroft: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 45.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.7% for American Indian residents, 88.4% for other race residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Folcroft, PA (2010)
    • 4,30165.1%White alone
    • 1,67125.3%Black alone
    • 3024.6%Hispanic
    • 1902.9%Asian alone
    • 1251.9%Two or more races
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.09%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Folcroft, Pennsylvania as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Folcroft is 1,326 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Folcroft by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(101.3)
4
(58.2)
3
(43.9)
2
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.2)
3
(45.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.3)
3
(45.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(159.1)
2
(29.1)
7
(102.4)
10
(146.9)
5
(72.5)
4
(60.4)
2
(30.2)
6
(90.5)
4
(60.2)
6
(90.6)
9
(136.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(477.4)
36
(523.4)
28
(409.5)
18
(264.5)
18
(260.8)
29
(437.6)
25
(377.6)
19
(286.6)
20
(301.1)
31
(468.1)
20
(302.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(463.0)
18
(261.7)
13
(190.1)
25
(367.3)
31
(449.2)
39
(588.5)
55
(830.8)
22
(331.9)
26
(391.4)
20
(302.0)
15
(226.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(1,823)
95
(1,381)
93
(1,360)
73
(1,073)
62
(898.4)
106
(1,600)
173
(2,613)
125
(1,886)
108
(1,626)
93
(1,404)
101
(1,527)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(434.0)
23
(334.4)
13
(190.1)
16
(235.1)
19
(275.3)
7
(105.6)
8
(120.8)
9
(135.8)
7
(105.4)
17
(256.7)
12
(181.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
3
(45.3)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)364.3260.3230.7207.9163.3243.4293.2194.0179.1254.9229.0

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City-data.com crime index in Folcroft, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), Italian (6.2%), African (2.6%), German (2.2%), Scottish (2.0%), Lebanese (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/1922

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 4,883 people per square mile   (average).

Folcroft, Pennsylvania map

602 residents are foreign born (3.6% Africa, 1.3% Europe).

This borough:

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,718 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,593 (3.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camden, NJ (9.8 miles , pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (10.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Glenolden borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Norwood borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Sharon Hill borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Darby Township, PA (1.1 miles ),
Collingdale borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Prospect Park borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Tinicum Township, PA (1.3 miles ),
Aldan borough, PA (1.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 75.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -930 (-14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 193 (6.0%)

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

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Folcroft, PA
Historical housing units in Folcroft, PA
Most common industries in Folcroft, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.8%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Air transportation (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Folcroft, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Folcroft, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Folcroft, Pennsylvania average temperatures Folcroft, Pennsylvania average precipitation Folcroft, Pennsylvania humidity Folcroft, Pennsylvania wind speed Folcroft, Pennsylvania snowfall Folcroft, Pennsylvania sunshine Folcroft, 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 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.629. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.629
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
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 6.3 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 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00311. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00311
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

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

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Folcroft borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 21.8 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Folcroft-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 50.1 miles away from Folcroft 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 48.7 miles away from Folcroft 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 284.9 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 290.1 miles away from Folcroft 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 50.2 miles away from Folcroft 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 327.7 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).
Folcroft topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Folcroft:

  • REDEEMER HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; GLENOLDEN, PA)
  • PROSPECT PARK HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PROSPECT PARK, PA)
  • PROSPECT PARK NSG HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PROSPECT PARK, 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 3 miles away; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY HEALTH HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DARBY, PA)

Amtrak stations near Folcroft:

  • 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 10 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 Folcroft:

  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • University of the Sciences (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • The University of the Arts (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public elementary/middle school in Folcroft:

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Library in Folcroft:

  • BOROUGH OF FOLCROFT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $114,123; Location: 1725 DELMAR DR; 15,554 books; 282 audio materials; 591 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 28 other licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Folcroft: Folcroft Borough Hall (A), Folcroft Industrial Park (B), Folcroft Station (C), Folcroft Fire Company Station 1 (D), Folcroft Library (E), Folcroft Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Muckinipattis Creek (A), Hermesprota Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

69.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Folcroft (2011 data):

  • Beneficial Mutual Savings Bank: Folcroft Branch at 1822 Delmar Drive, branch established on 1971/04/23. Info updated 2011/07/08: Bank assets: $4,590.2 mil, Deposits: $3,659.5 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 60 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Folcroft:

Marital status in Folcroft, PA
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Folcroft:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Folcroft, 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
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.
Pennsylvania:

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
This 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:
Here:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Folcroft:

52.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Folcroft:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Folcroft:

20.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Folcroft:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Folcroft:

60.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Folcroft, 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
Police Protection - Officers 10$112,150$134,5809$36,860
Other Government Administration 5$28,009$67,22213$13,463
Streets and Highways 5$26,200$62,8800$0
Local Libraries 1$3,964$47,56813$17,875
Correction 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$6,473
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 22$33,937
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$12,287
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 3$4,037
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$170,323$97,32765$124,932

Folcroft government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $807,000 ($122.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $248,000 ($37.50)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($9.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,413,000 ($213.64)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,285,000 ($194.28)
    Other Investments - Other: $805,000 ($121.71)
    Benefit Payments: $397,000 ($60.02)
    Withdrawals: $22,000 ($3.33)

Folcroft government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $301,000 ($45.51)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $126,000 ($19.05)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($8.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($9.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $248,000 ($37.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $497,000 ($75.14)
    Other: $62,000 ($9.37)
  • Tax - Property: $372,000 ($56.24)

Folcroft government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $759,000 ($114.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $497,000 ($75.14)

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 Folcroft, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Folcroft:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Folcroft:

  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Folcroft:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Folcroft fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Folcroft fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.6mTotal length
  • $814,000Total costs
  • 19,512Total average daily traffic
  • 1,026Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,859Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Folcroft)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.889722 Lon: -75.276667, Call Sign: WQXU271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.000 MHz, 488.000 MHz, 494.000 MHz, 614.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2016, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2019, Certifier: John B Casoria, Registrant: Vice President, Engineering, 2442 Michelle Drive, Tustin, CA 92780, Phone: (714) 665-2145, Fax: (714) 730-0661, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1560 Delmar Drive (Lat: 39.883333 Lon: -75.266667), Call Sign: WQEJ331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.325 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2016, Certifier: Thomas Pregmon, Registrant: Metropolitan Communications, Inc., 309 Commerce Drive, Suite 100, Exton, PA 19341, Phone: (610) 363-5858, Fax: (610) 524-9970, Email:
  • 799 School Lane (Lat: 39.883333 Lon: -75.266667), Call Sign: WQEP322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.700 MHz, 452.050 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2006, Expiration Date: 03/16/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2016, Certifier: Thomas Pregmon, Registrant: Radio Comms. Service, Inc., 940 Eddystone Avenue, Eddystone, PA 19022, Phone: (610) 874-7100, Fax: (610) 874-7511, Email:
  • 701 Henderson Blvd (Lat: 39.892417 Lon: -75.280056), Call Sign: WQOT370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: S Ryan Coughlin, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Columbia, 1810 Columbia Ave (Lat: 39.889722 Lon: -75.276667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 29.3 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WQDK428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2005, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2017, Certifier: John B Casoria, Registrant: Vice President, Engineerning, 2442 Michelle Drive, Tustin, CA 92780, Phone: (714) 665-2145, Fax: (714) 730-0661, Email:
  • PA-PHL5348A, 820 Ashland Ave (308416) (Lat: 39.891111 Lon: -75.277861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQKT375,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2009, Expiration Date: 09/04/2019, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Folcroft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$119,83117$95,05979$99,5326$20,33314$75,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$124,5001$68,00015$114,0005$13,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$111,7785$90,80059$126,11924$21,2505$32,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$104,0004$137,50040$113,8753$25,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$124,0000$011$146,2732$79,0001$40,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4034.01 , 4034.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$131,6671$106,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$108,0002$117,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$89,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4034.01 , 4034.02

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

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 57 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Folcroft, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (77.5%), and Outside Fires (8.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Folcroft, PA
    • 18677.5%Structure Fires
    • 218.8%Outside Fires
    • 177.1%Other
    • 166.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Folcroft, PA
Most common first names in Folcroft, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7971.5 years
Joseph5169.9 years
Mary4974.2 years
William4670.9 years
Margaret4475.3 years
James4069.8 years
Charles3372.1 years
Robert3068.5 years
George2872.1 years
Anna2778.6 years
Most common last names in Folcroft, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1173.5 years
Smith974.4 years
Mclaughlin879.1 years
Kelly771.3 years
Connor661.8 years
Murphy671.5 years
Phillips676.0 years
Davis569.4 years
Gillin566.2 years
Hill552.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Folcroft, PA
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Folcroft, PA
  • 64.7%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Folcroft compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age 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.

Folcroft on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 (19032) 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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