Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 7,040 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 3,559  (50.6%)
Females: 3,481  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19078.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,814 (it was $50,065 in 2000)
Ridley Park:

$73,814
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,569 (it was $23,806 in 2000)

Ridley Park borough income, earnings, and wages data

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

$241,622
PA:

$181,200

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

Median gross rent in 2017: $948.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridley Park: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.3%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ridley Park, PA (2017)
    • 6,54092.6%White alone
    • 2072.9%Asian alone
    • 721.0%Two or more races
    • 570.8%Hispanic
    • 510.7%Other race alone
    • 80.1%Black alone
    • 40.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridley Park is 1,174 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ridley Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.5)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.4)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
2
(28.6)
5
(71.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
2
(28.5)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.3)
2
(28.4)
2
(28.4)
2
(28.5)
3
(42.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(42.4)
2
(28.3)
11
(156.5)
11
(157.3)
13
(186.9)
10
(141.9)
9
(128.1)
10
(142.5)
11
(157.0)
8
(114.0)
5
(71.0)
5
(71.0)
5
(71.2)
10
(141.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(127.1)
9
(127.3)
9
(128.0)
7
(100.1)
15
(215.6)
9
(127.7)
10
(142.4)
11
(156.8)
17
(242.6)
12
(171.0)
12
(170.4)
4
(56.8)
5
(71.2)
7
(99.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(677.8)
95
(1,344)
75
(1,067)
54
(772.2)
64
(920.1)
64
(908.1)
66
(939.6)
71
(1,012)
79
(1,127)
78
(1,112)
71
(1,008)
44
(624.9)
55
(782.8)
55
(780.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(98.8)
9
(127.3)
5
(71.1)
2
(28.6)
3
(43.1)
4
(56.8)
3
(42.7)
7
(99.8)
7
(99.9)
5
(71.3)
3
(42.6)
4
(56.8)
5
(71.2)
6
(85.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)52.478.5115.791.7125.8100.980.996.5117.2100.689.856.264.897.5

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City-data.com crime index in Ridley Park, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Irish (35.1%), Italian (26.5%), American (4.7%), English (3.0%), German (2.7%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/08/1888

Elevation: 79 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 6,603 people per square mile   (high).

Ridley Park, Pennsylvania map

416 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This borough:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,442 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,662 (3.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (11.1 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (12.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Folsom, PA (0.9 miles ),
Woodlyn, PA (0.9 miles ),
Prospect Park borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Rutledge borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Norwood borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Eddystone borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Swarthmore borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Tinicum Township, PA (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.88 N, Longitude: 75.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,022 (+14.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 218 (5.9%)

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

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Ridley Park, PA
Historical housing units in Ridley Park, PA
Most common industries in Ridley Park, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Ridley Park, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.2%)

Average climate in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ridley Park, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 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 0.296. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.296
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.563. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.563
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 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 3.9 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 10.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00231. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00231
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

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

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Ridley Park borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridley Park-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 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city 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 286.2 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 288.3 miles away from Ridley Park 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 51.6 miles away from the city 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 329.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridley Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ridley Park:

  • TAYLOR HOSPITAL (175 EAST CHESTER PIKE)
  • CONNER-WILLIAMS NURSING HOME (105 MORTON AVENUE)
  • TCC AT TAYLOR HOSPITAL (175 EAST CHESTER PIKE)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT AT TAYLOR HOSP (175 EAST CHESTER PIKE)

Heliports located in Ridley Park:

Amtrak stations near Ridley Park:

  • 10 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: 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.
  • 13 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 Ridley Park:

  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 3 miles; Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Neumann University (about 6 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 8 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • University of the Sciences (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 10 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridley Park:

  • RIDLEY MS (Students: 1,366, Location: FREE & DUPONT STREETS, Grades: 6-8)
  • LAKEVIEW EL SCH (Students: 412, Location: 333 CONSTITUTION AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • LEEDOM EL SCH (Students: 288, Location: 620 EAST CHESTER PIKE, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Ridley Park:

  • ST MADELINE-ST ROSE SCHOOL (Students: 285, Location: 500 TOME ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ridley Park

Library in Ridley Park:

  • RIDLEY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $130,501; Location: 107 E. WARD STREET; 19,443 books; 1,277 audio materials; 690 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 33 other licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ridley Park: Milmont Station (A), Ridley Park Station (B), Ridley Station (C), Crumlynn Station (D), Ridley Park Borough Hall (E), Ridley Park Fire Company Station 7 (F), Ridley Park Library (G), Ridley Park Police Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Ridley Park: East Lake Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Accessible Journeys (Tours & Charters; 35 West Sellers Avenue).

Hotel: Comfort Inn Phila Airport (53 Industrial Highway).

Birthplace of: Jim Goad - Author, Bob Rigby - Soccer player, Daniel M. Tani - Astronaut, Hugh McCollum - Film producer, Nicholas Miccarelli III - Politician, Brett Moyer - Lacrosse player, Gerald J. Spitz - Politician, Joseph Dorsey - Politician, Joseph T. Doyle - Pennsylvania politician.

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:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ridley Park in 2000:

  • 60 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Ridley Park (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ridley Park Branch at 9 E Hinkley Ave, branch established on 1954/12/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First CornerStone Bank: Ridley Park Branch Office at 160 Morton Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/13. Info updated 2006/09/01: Bank assets: $160.5 mil, Deposits: $147.8 mil, headquarters in King Of Prussia, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Ridley Park Branch at 11 East Hinckley Ave, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Ridley Park:

Marital status in Ridley Park, PA
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ridley Park:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ridley Park, PA (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,50650
Mainline Protestant52,224169
Evangelical Protestant24,456136
Other9,00927
Black Protestant5,61739
Orthodox5,0968
None200,071-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 103
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Delaware County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Delaware County:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ridley Park:

53.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ridley Park:

52.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ridley Park:

78.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridley Park, 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$107,750$129,3006$8,718
Streets and Highways 4$22,843$68,5291$2,473
Other Government Administration 3$20,055$80,2200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 13$21,866
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 26$43,055
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$150,648$106,34046$76,112

Ridley Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $152,000 ($21.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,901,000 ($270.03)
    Sewerage: $981,000 ($139.35)
    Regular Highways: $440,000 ($62.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $438,000 ($62.22)
    General - Other: $284,000 ($40.34)
    Central Staff Services: $278,000 ($39.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $156,000 ($22.16)
    Libraries: $137,000 ($19.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($15.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($5.82)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($4.55)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($4.26)
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000 ($1.85)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($1.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,225,000 ($174.01)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $906,000 ($128.69)
    Benefit Payments: $253,000 ($35.94)
    Withdrawals: $6,000 ($0.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($13.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $104,000 ($14.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($1.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,646,000 ($233.81)

Ridley Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,181,000 ($167.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $525,000 ($74.57)
    Other: $106,000 ($15.06)
    Parking Facilities: $104,000 ($14.77)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $193,000 ($27.41)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $101,000 ($14.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($2.70)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $163,000 ($23.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($10.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($1.42)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($0.99)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $707,000 ($100.43)
    Highways: $128,000 ($18.18)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($3.98)
  • Tax - Property: $2,288,000 ($325.00)
    Public Utility License: $142,000 ($20.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000 ($13.64)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000 ($8.66)

Ridley Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,067,000 ($293.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,871,000 ($265.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,000 ($27.84)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $245,000 ($34.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,152,000 ($163.64)
    Total Other Securities: $587,000 ($83.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $427,000 ($60.65)

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 Ridley Park, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridley Park:

  • 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.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridley Park:

  • 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.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON 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)
  • WRSD (94.9 FM; FOLSOM, PA; Owner: RIDLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WDNR (89.5 FM; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WIDENER COLLEGE)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Ridley Park:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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)
Ridley Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ridley Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.7mTotal length
  • $5,324,000Total costs
  • 602,260Total average daily traffic
  • 34,376Total average daily truck traffic
  • 448,802Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ridley Park, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ridley Park, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ridley Park)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • E Chester Pike 131-137 (Lat: 39.878444 Lon: -75.319917), Type: Building, Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: KNJE214, Licensee ID: L00389449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2015, Registrant: Taylor Hospital, 175 E Chester Pike, Ridley Park, PA 19078, Phone: (610) 447-2904
  • Constitution Ave And Row Mp10.9 (Lat: 39.875000 Lon: -75.329444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPHA339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 161.295 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 04/26/2025, Registrant: National Railroad Passenger Corporation, 2955 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Phone: (215) 349-2558, Fax: (215) 349-4541, Email:
  • 175 East Chester Pike (Lat: 39.877611 Lon: -75.318250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24.8 m, Overall height: 26.1 m, Call Sign: WQBA974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.875 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2004, Expiration Date: 09/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Ken Moore, Registrant: Metropolitan Communications, Inc., 309 Commerce Drive, Exton, PA 19341, Phone: (610) 363-5858, Fax: (610) 524-9970, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Route 291 And Stewart Ave Bldg 3-28 (Lat: 39.865389 Lon: -75.323778), Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEV573,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19640.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/08/2028, Registrant: The Boeing Company, 5300 International Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29418-6490, Phone: (206) 462-9595, Fax: (206) 544-6592, Email:
  • PA-PHL5338A, 33 West Chester Pike (1de8041b) (Lat: 39.875417 Lon: -75.323972), Type: Building, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQME886, Licensee ID: L01744207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2010, Expiration Date: 07/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii LLC
  • PL64XC011, 601 Chester Pike (Lat: 39.868000 Lon: -75.334139), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.3 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQXK979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2016, Expiration Date: 04/05/2026, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2017, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Boeing Helicopters Flight Ramp (Lat: 39.859417 Lon: -75.319250), Type: Building, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: KER8,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.450 MHz, 123.200 MHz, 123.250 MHz, 123.475 MHz, 123.525 MHz, 123.550 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 04/05/2021, Registrant: The Boeing Company, Attn: Frequency Mgmt Svc 2t-22, Seattle, WA 98124-2207, Phone: (866) 248-1493, Fax: (206) 662-0701, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridley Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19813 , Serial Number: 17260776, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 12/11/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Boeing Employees Flying Assn Inc, Po Box 380, Ridley Park, PA 19078
  • Aircraft: AEROVODOCHODY L-29 DELFIN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MOTORLET M-701C (1960 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 199DM , Serial Number: 2849, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 05/30/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Mountain Air Cruise LLC, 508 Crumlynne Rd, Ridley Park, PA 19078
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 233AK , Serial Number: CE-1609, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Kosloski, Po Box 131, Ridley Park, PA 19078
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2544K , Serial Number: 5271, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest J Poirier, 631 Stockton, Ridley Park, PA 19078

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 ORIGINATED30$188,46718$156,333157$162,60516$78,4384$1,313,0005$146,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$157,5000$014$186,8573$26,3330$01$65,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$214,5001$153,00052$182,09612$21,0831$90,0003$275,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$171,5003$139,33331$177,2261$11,0000$01$165,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$198,0000$09$197,7780$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4039.01 , 4039.02

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$212,3333$219,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$166,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$134,0001$270,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$248,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4039.01 , 4039.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridley Park, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridley Park, PA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 71 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ridley Park, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (70.8%), and Outside Fires (17.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ridley Park, PA
    • 25470.8%Structure Fires
    • 6417.8%Outside Fires
    • 308.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridley Park, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania:

  • Springhill Suites By Marriott Ridley Park, Pa, 201 Industrial Hwy, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania 19078 , Phone: (610) 915-6600, Fax: (610) 915-6606
  • Microtel Inn and Suites Ridley Park, 155 Stewart Ave, Ridley park, Pennsylvania 19078 , Phone: (610) 595-0300, Fax: (610) 595-0400
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Ridley Park, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17674.0 years
Mary15380.0 years
William12872.9 years
Joseph11770.4 years
James9673.1 years
Margaret8578.0 years
Elizabeth8478.2 years
Robert8269.1 years
Helen7579.5 years
Charles7373.1 years
Most common last names in Ridley Park, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4374.5 years
Miller2376.0 years
Wilson1671.0 years
Murphy1478.8 years
Clark1376.1 years
Thompson1277.2 years
Dougherty1274.2 years
Martin1278.3 years
Sullivan1272.4 years
Evans1272.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridley Park, PA
  • 79.1%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridley Park, PA
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 15.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Ridley Park compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Ridley Park on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 (19078) 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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