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Population in 2012: 5,335 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 

Males: 2,443  (45.8%)
Females: 2,892  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19063.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,218 (it was $42,703 in 2000)
Media:

$54,218
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,256

Media borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $281,266 (it was $130,900 in 2000)
Media:

$281,266
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $303,362; Detached houses: $378,082; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,630; In 2-unit structures: $386,792; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,202

Median gross rent in 2012: $991.

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  • White alone - 4,210 (78.9%)
  • Black alone - 583 (10.9%)
  • Two or more races - 247 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 224 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 69 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Media: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (22.9%), German (13.4%), English (10.9%), Italian (8.9%), Polish (3.0%), Welsh (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1850

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 7,134 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Media:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Media borough:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

398 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

This borough:  7.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Media, Pennsylvania as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Media to the number of sex offenders is 534 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,260 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,184 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (14.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pine Ridge, PA (0.9 miles ), Upper Providence Township, PA (1.0 miles ), Rose Valley borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Nether Providence Township, PA (1.4 miles ), Swarthmore borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Lima, PA (1.7 miles ), Springfield, PA (1.7 miles ), Morton borough, PA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 75.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,458 (+121.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 662 (23.2%)

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Crime rates in Media by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10010000000
per 100,000 18.00.00.018.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11002100000
per 100,000 18.018.20.00.036.718.40.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 65333764812
per 100,000 108.090.954.654.855.0128.6111.074.3146.818.737.5
Assaults 151913121310621182918
per 100,000 269.9345.4236.8219.0238.3183.7111.0390.3330.4542.7337.1
Burglaries 141251481012237138
per 100,000 251.9218.191.1255.5146.6183.7221.9427.4128.5243.3149.8
Thefts 584112918111249787380
per 100,000 1043.7745.3218.6164.3329.9202.0221.9910.61431.71366.01498.1
Auto thefts 104412201301
per 100,000 180.072.772.918.336.736.70.018.655.10.018.7
Arson 01021210002
per 100,000 0.018.20.036.518.336.718.50.00.00.037.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 183.1140.773.7106.7104.299.069.5146.3157.2161.6130.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Media, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -478 (-8.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Media-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Media borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 19.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Media-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% 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 44.6 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 43.2 miles away from Media 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 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from Media center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Anthony Becht - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Aug 8, 1977), John Billingsley - Film actor, William H. G. Bullard - Admiral, Brian Grandieri - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers), Chase Watson - Ice hockey player, Chris DeBow - Field hockey player, Gordon Lockbaum - Football player, Jon Conway - Major League Soccer player (San Jose, born: May 6, 1977), Lew Krausse, Jr. - Baseball player, Lew Krausse, Sr. - Baseball player.

Main business address for: INFRASOURCE SERVICES INC (WATER, SEWER, PIPELINE, COMM AND POWER LINE CONSTRUCTION), FIRST KEYSTONE FINANCIAL INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Media:

  • RIDDLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 100 GRANITE DRIVE, SUITE 106)
  • BAYADA NURSES MEDIA (Home Health Center, 100 WEST 6TH STREET SUITE 201)
  • HOME HEALTH SPECIALISTS INC (Home Health Center, 349 WEST STATE ST)
  • DEVEREUX FOUNDATION/YEARSLEY (Hospital, 118 YEARSLEY MILLS RD)
  • RIDDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1068 WEST BALTIMORE PIKE)
  • BISHOP NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 318 S ORANGE ST)
  • MANCHESTER HOUSE NURSING AND C (Nursing Home, 411 MANCHESTER AVENUE)
  • MEADOWS AT MARTINS RUN, THE (Nursing Home, 11 MARTINS RUN)
  • MEDIA HOME,THE (Nursing Home, 3RD & JACKSON STS)
  • MONTICELLO HOUSE (Nursing Home, 1048 W BALTIMORE AVENUE)
  • STERLING HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 318 SOUTH ORANGE STREET)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT-GRANITE (Nursing Home, 1343 WEST BALTIMORE PIKE)

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Airports and heliports located in Media:


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Amtrak stations near Media:

  • 9 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: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.

Local government website: mediaborough.com

Colleges/Universities in Media:

  • Delaware County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 5,557; Location: 901 S Media Line Rd; Public; Website: www.dccc.edu)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Brandywine (FT enrollment: 1,383; Location: 25 Yearsley Mill Rd; Public; Website: www.de.psu.edu/)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 923; Location: 800 Manchester Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pit.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Media:

  • Neumann University (about 5 miles; Aston, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,151)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 3,333)
  • Villanova University (about 9 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 7,962)
  • Eastern University (about 10 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 2,939)
  • University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (about 10 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,704)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 10 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 5,072)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 11 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 20,643)

Public high schools in Media:

Private elementary/middle schools in Media:

  • ST MARY MAGDALEN SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 2430 N PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BENCHMARK SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 2107 N PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • NATIVITY BVM SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: GAYLEY AND FRANKLIN STS; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MIDDLETOWN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 28 S NEW MIDDLETOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ROSE TREE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 145 W ROSE TREE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 30; Location: 25 N MIDDLETOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Media:

  • MED UPPER PROV FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $403,289; Location: 1 EAST FRONT ST; 44,330 books; 2,299 audio materials; 2,343 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 31 other licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Media: Bowling Green Station (A), Media Borough Hall (B), Media Station (C), Monroe Street Station (D), Media Fire Hook and Ladder Company Station 23 (E), Media Library (F), Media Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Broomalls Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Delaware County Institute of Science (Museums; 11 Veterans Square), Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Ridley Creek State P), Aquatic Creations (Aquariums; PO Box 1411), Franklin Mint the Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; US Route 1), Delaware County Intermediate Unit 25 - Instructional Technology Resource Center- Film Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 600 North Jackson Street), Fun Star Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1067 West Baltimore Pike).

Court: Pennsylvania Commonwealth - Court Of Judicial Discipline (214 North Jackson Street).

 
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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.3. This is about average.
City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.300
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.79
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Media and their reported violations in the past:

WAWA #830 (Address: 260 W Baltimore Pike , Serves DE, Population served: 1100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2002), St Public Notif issued (NOV-01-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2002)
KNOWLTON SWIM CLUB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In AUG-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JUL-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JUN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1998)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
GREEN ACRES DAYCARE (Serves DE, Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (NOV-20-2000), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  1.9 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  39.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Media, PA

People in group quarters in Media in 2010:

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Media in 2000:

  • 359 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Media compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Media, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Media (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lima Branch, Nether Providence Branch, Media Branch. 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
  • Susquehanna Bank: Lima Estates Branch at 411 North Middletown Road, branch established on 1999/12/06; Media Branch at 100 South Orange Street, branch established on 1996/03/10. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Media Branch at 125 S Providence Road, branch established on 1968/06/28; Front And Orange St Branch at 2 South Orange St, branch established on 1869/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Rosetree-Media Branch at 2 East Baltimore Avenue, branch established on 2003/12/15; Lima Branch at 1055 West Baltimore Pike, branch established on 1968/10/07. 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
  • The Bryn Mawr Trust Company: Media Branch at 22 West State Street, branch established on 1934/01/01; Martins Run Branch at 11 Martins Run, branch established on 1987/11/20. Info updated 2010/07/09: Bank assets: $1,755.3 mil, Deposits: $1,387.9 mil, headquarters in Bryn Mawr, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: Media Financial Center Branch at 7 E. Baltimore Avenue, branch established on 2007/12/06. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • United Savings Bank: Media Branch at 35 East Baltimore Pike, branch established on 2006/11/20. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $311.0 mil, Deposits: $248.4 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 6 total offices
  • NOVA Bank: Media Branch at 448 East Baltimore Pike, branch established on 2006/03/09. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $532.2 mil, Deposits: $466.3 mil, headquarters in Berwyn, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Nova Financial Holdings, Inc
  • Republic Bank: Media Branch at 436-438 Walnut Street, branch established on 2005/01/25. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $1,044.4 mil, Deposits: $954.7 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Republic First Bancorp, Inc.
  • 10 other banks with 10 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Media, Pennsylvania:

  • Quality Inn, 4 S New Middletown Rd, Media, PA 19063 , Phone: (610) 565-5800, Fax: (610) 565-7748
  • Raven Motel, 427 E State St, Media, PA 19063 , Phone: (610) 891-1560
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Media, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Media travel time to work - commute


Media mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.41%
Here67.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents72.6%4.6%4.2%4.0%3.3%
Congregations14.5%14.8%2.7%11.5%10.6%
NameMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.7%1.0%4.6%
Congregations1.2%6.6%5.7%1.5%30.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$6,878$82,5360$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,930$59,7203$6,462
Police Protection - Officers 14$101,694$87,1660$0
Police - Other 7$21,091$36,15610$6,909
Streets and Highways 10$34,670$41,6040$0
Welfare 1$4,965$59,5805$5,758
Solid Waste Management 3$12,853$51,4120$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,236
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,130
Totals for Government 39$197,081$60,64021$22,495

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $458,000 ($85.85)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($2.06)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($2.06)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,880,000 ($352.39)
    General - Other: $1,782,000 ($334.02)
    Regular Highways: $586,000 ($109.84)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($56.42)
    Financial Administration: $301,000 ($56.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $269,000 ($50.42)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($33.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $154,000 ($28.87)
    Sewerage: $152,000 ($28.49)
    Fire Protection: $146,000 ($27.37)
    Housing & Community Development: $118,000 ($22.12)
    Libraries: $61,000 ($11.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $52,000 ($9.75)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($2.62)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $705,000 ($132.15)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $608,000 ($113.96)
    Benefit Payments: $345,000 ($64.67)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $51,000 ($9.56)
    Withdrawals: $33,000 ($6.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $143,000 ($26.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($27.18)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($24.18)
    General Public Building: $71,000 ($13.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($9.56)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($4.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,095,000 ($392.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $535,000 ($100.28)
    Parking Facilities: $257,000 ($48.17)
    All Other: $208,000 ($38.99)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $170,000 ($31.87)
    From Local Government: $94,000 ($17.62)
    Local Employee Contribution: $87,000 ($16.31)
    Interest Revenue: $44,000 ($8.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($1.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $607,000 ($113.78)
    Interest Earnings: $98,000 ($18.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $335,000 ($62.79)
    Highways: $89,000 ($16.68)
    General Support: $8,000 ($1.50)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,688,000 ($503.84)
    NEC: $693,000 ($129.90)
    Property: $102,000 ($19.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,385,000 ($447.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,385,000 ($447.05)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $4,934,000 ($924.84)
    Total Federal Securities: $707,000 ($132.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,575,000 ($670.10)

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($506 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.10%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.83% ($38,045 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.56% ($82,255)
from Chester County, PA  0.53% ($71,219)


5.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.15% ($37,465 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.88% ($74,618)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.56% ($68,656)

Strongest AM radio stations in Media:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Media:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Media:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA 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.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, 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.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Media, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Media fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




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
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 ORIGINATED10$232,30041$228,512120$209,3929$80,7782$685,00012$176,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$217,0002$362,50010$176,8001$11,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$222,50024$156,5423$13,6670$02$211,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$256,0004$192,75026$219,3462$198,5000$03$102,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$179,0000$07$233,7140$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4075.01 , 4075.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$255,0007$244,1430$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$184,5001$208,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$93,0000$01$93,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4075.01 , 4075.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Media


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Media, PA

Most common first names in Media, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary50082.9 years
John45676.0 years
William36276.0 years
Margaret28182.2 years
Helen28184.2 years
Elizabeth27783.0 years
Anna26985.2 years
James24774.5 years
Robert23574.8 years
Joseph22478.2 years
Most common last names in Media, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12379.5 years
Miller6982.6 years
Davis6979.2 years
Brown6680.6 years
Jones6180.7 years
Johnson5979.0 years
Williams5580.6 years
Wilson5576.5 years
Martin4479.8 years
Young4078.0 years
Businesses in Media, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Aeropostale1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike15
CVS1Panda Express1
Charlotte Russe1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Deb1Rite Aid2
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts3Spencer Gifts1
FedEx11Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1Starbucks1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1The Limited1
H&R Block1Toys"R"Us2
JCPenney1Trader Joe's1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
Journeys1UPS14
Just Tires1Vans2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
LensCrafters1
Browse common businesses in Media, PA

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