Folcroft, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 6,636 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 3,251  (49.0%)
Females: 3,385  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19032, 19079.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,051 (it was $44,443 in 2000)
Folcroft:

$55,051
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,155 (it was $17,727 in 2000)

Folcroft borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,571 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Folcroft:

$116,571
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,902; Detached houses: $338,956; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,444; In 2-unit structures: $170,420; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,846; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,169; Mobile homes: $13,543

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,128.

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  • Races in Folcroft, PA (2010)

    Folcroft races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Folcroft: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.4%), Italian (24.4%), German (12.3%), English (6.1%), Polish (5.1%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/1922

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 4,899 people per square mile   (average).

Folcroft,PA real estate house value index trend

Folcroft, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Folcroft:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Folcroft borough:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

365 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.8% Africa, 0.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Folcroft, Pennsylvania as of August 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Folcroft to the number of sex offenders is 6,611 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,232 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,740 (3.0%)

Folcroft satellite photo by USGS

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: -716 (-10.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 199 (6.8%)

Folcroft household income distribution Folcroft home values distribution

Crime rates in Folcroft by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.014.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 30374320230
per 100,000 42.80.043.1101.358.243.929.40.030.245.30.0
Robberies 8761127105426
per 100,000 114.1100.586.3159.129.1102.4146.972.560.430.290.5
Assaults 2630433336281818292519
per 100,000 371.0430.9618.2477.4523.4409.5264.5260.8437.6377.6286.6
Burglaries 3419173218132531395522
per 100,000 485.1272.9244.4463.0261.7190.1367.3449.2588.5830.8331.9
Thefts 598510412695937362106173125
per 100,000 841.81,220.91,495.11,822.91,381.21,360.21,072.6898.41,599.52,613.31,885.7
Auto thefts 1331283023131619789
per 100,000 185.5445.3402.5434.0334.4190.1235.1275.3105.6120.8135.8
Arson 11010001310
per 100,000 14.314.40.014.50.00.00.014.545.315.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.1) 235.3229.8336.4380.7272.0241.1217.3170.7254.4306.4202.8

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Crime rate in Folcroft detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -514 (-6.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Folcroft, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.251. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0327. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0327
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 56.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.0% for other race residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Folcroft 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:
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
Other Government Administration 5$28,009$67,22213$13,463
Police Protection - Officers 10$112,150$134,5809$36,860
Police - Other 0$0 22$33,937
Firefighters 0$0 1$6,473
Streets and Highways 5$26,200$62,8800$0
Health 0$0 3$4,037
Local Libraries 1$3,964$47,56813$17,875
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$12,287
Totals for Government 21$170,323$97,32765$124,932

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

  • Construction - General: $92,000 ($13.86)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($4.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $945,000 ($142.41)
    Sewerage: $482,000 ($72.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($37.07)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($33.00)
    Central Staff Services: $187,000 ($28.18)
    General - Other: $169,000 ($25.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $97,000 ($14.62)
    Libraries: $95,000 ($14.32)
    Fire Protection: $78,000 ($11.75)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($10.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000 ($5.12)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($4.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $24,000 ($3.62)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($1.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $727,000 ($109.55)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $627,000 ($94.48)
    Benefit Payments: $183,000 ($27.58)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $52,000 ($7.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,032,000 ($155.52)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $377,000 ($56.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $250,000 ($37.67)
    All Other: $91,000 ($13.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $57,000 ($8.59)
    Local Employee Contribution: $36,000 ($5.42)
    From Local Government: $28,000 ($4.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($3.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $196,000 ($29.54)
    Interest Earnings: $63,000 ($9.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $95,000 ($14.32)
    All Other: $26,000 ($3.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.75)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.60)
  • Tax - Property: $1,147,000 ($172.85)
    NEC: $443,000 ($66.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $97,000 ($14.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $88,000 ($13.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($1.36)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $88,000 ($13.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,237,000 ($186.41)
    Total Federal Securities: $728,000 ($109.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,764,000 ($265.82)

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 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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Folcroft fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 18,105Total average daily traffic
  • 956Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,903Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1560 Delmar Drive (Lat: 39.883333 Lon: -75.266667), Call Sign: WQEJ331
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.325 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2016, Certifier: Thomas PregmonRegistrant: Metropolitan Communications, Inc., 309 Commerce Drive, Suite 100, Exton, PA 19341, Phone: (610) 363-5858, Fax: (610) 524-9970, Email:
  • 701 Henderson Blvd (Lat: 39.892417 Lon: -75.280056), Call Sign: WQOT370, Licensee ID: L01675175
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 467.512 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: S Ryan CoughlinRegistrant: Delaware County Technical School-Folcroft, 701 Henderson Blvd, Folcroft, PA 19032, Phone: (610) 583-7620, Fax: (610) 583-8952, 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2005, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Certifier: John B CasoriaRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2009, Expiration Date: 09/04/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Folcroft, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1

Folcroft compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age 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+)"
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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