Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 7,014 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 3,559  (50.7%)
Females: 3,455  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19078.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,975 (it was $50,065 in 2000)
Ridley Park:

$54,975
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,470 (it was $23,806 in 2000)

Ridley Park borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $216,131 (it was $125,300 in 2000)
Ridley Park:

$216,131
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $219,152; Detached houses: $235,828; Townhouses or other attached units: $183,415; In 2-unit structures: $267,022; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,490; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,059

Median gross rent in 2012: $918.

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  • White alone - 6,605 (94.3%)
  • Black alone - 138 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 96 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 81 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 72 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ridley Park: 105.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (29.7%), Italian (17.9%), German (14.0%), English (7.0%), Polish (5.6%), United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/08/1888

Elevation: 79 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 6,579 people per square mile   (high).

Ridley Park,PA real estate house value index trend

Ridley Park, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Ridley Park:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridley Park borough:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

288 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This borough:  4.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridley Park to the number of sex offenders is 1,168 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,234 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,082 (2.4%)

Ridley Park satellite photo by USGS

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: +610 (+8.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 332 (9.3%)

Ridley Park household income distribution Ridley Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Ridley Park by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2300211200
per 100,000 28.042.10.00.028.514.314.428.40.00.0
Robberies 0100125012
per 100,000 0.014.00.00.014.228.671.90.014.228.5
Assaults 1593211111310910
per 100,000 210.0126.342.428.3156.5157.3186.9141.9128.1142.5
Burglaries 11499971591011
per 100,000 154.056.1127.1127.3128.0100.1215.6127.7142.4156.8
Thefts 78614895755464646671
per 100,000 1092.0856.0677.81344.11067.0772.2920.1908.1939.61011.8
Auto thefts 11579523437
per 100,000 154.070.298.8127.371.128.643.156.842.799.8
Arson 0010010001
per 100,000 0.00.014.10.00.014.30.00.00.014.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 141.3115.256.484.6124.698.7135.5108.787.1103.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ridley Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -409 (-5.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

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

Average climate in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Ridley Park 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 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 51.6 miles away from Ridley Park 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 (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).
Ridley Park topographic map

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.

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 high schools in Ridley Park:

Private elementary/middle school in Ridley Park:

  • ST MADELINE-ST ROSE SCHOOL (Students: 249; 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)

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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).

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 2012 was 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.296. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.296
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.23
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0248. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0248
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.2%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.7% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Ridley Park, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Ridley Park compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ridley Park travel time to work - commute Ridley Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.41%
Here: 67.4%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$20,055$80,2200$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$107,750$129,3006$8,718
Police - Other 0$0 26$43,055
Streets and Highways 4$22,843$68,5291$2,473
Local Libraries 0$0 13$21,866
Totals for Government 17$150,648$106,34046$76,112

Ridley Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,270,000 ($323.64)
    Police Protection: $964,000 ($137.44)
    Sewerage: $508,000 ($72.43)
    Regular Highways: $316,000 ($45.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($32.36)
    Central Staff Services: $214,000 ($30.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $148,000 ($21.10)
    Libraries: $101,000 ($14.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $70,000 ($9.98)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($8.41)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($5.99)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($4.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($3.99)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($1.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $679,000 ($96.81)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $585,000 ($83.40)
    Benefit Payments: $101,000 ($14.40)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $49,000 ($6.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($2.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $83,000 ($11.83)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($3.28)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($2.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.00)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,076,000 ($153.41)

Ridley Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $785,000 ($111.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($31.65)
    All Other: $85,000 ($12.12)
    Parking Facilities: $50,000 ($7.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $14,000 ($2.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($2.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($8.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $48,000 ($6.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $108,000 ($15.40)
    All Other: $43,000 ($6.13)
    General Support: $32,000 ($4.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($0.86)
  • Tax - Property: $1,253,000 ($178.64)
    NEC: $182,000 ($25.95)

Ridley Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $373,000 ($53.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $335,000 ($47.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $38,000 ($5.42)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $331,000 ($47.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,156,000 ($164.81)
    Total Federal Securities: $680,000 ($96.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $848,000 ($120.90)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($0.57)

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 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)

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

Ridley Park, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 97
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17
See more detailed statistics of Ridley Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 137,847
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,064
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 291,116

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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
    Registrant: Taylor Hospital, 175 E Chester Pike, Ridley Park, PA 19078, Phone: (610) 447-2904
  • 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, 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:

2
  • 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: 06/06/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018
    Registrant: The Boeing Company, Attn: Frequency Mgmt Svc, M/C 2t-22, Seattle, WA 98124-2207, Phone: (206) 544-5668, 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
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2010, Expiration Date: 07/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ridley Park)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Ridley Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridley Park, PA
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
Businesses in Ridley Park, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
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