Arcadia University, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 595.
Males: 185  (31.2%)
Females: 410  (68.8%)
Median resident age:

19.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19038.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $92,302
Arcadia University:

$92,302
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $49,822

Arcadia University CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $330,600
Arcadia University:

$330,600
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $401,553; detached houses: $450,188; townhouses or other attached units: $288,061; in 2-unit structures: $245,824; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $245,711; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,345; mobile homes: $102,538; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $154,718
March 2019 cost of living index in Arcadia University: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Arcadia University, PA (2019)
    • 45773.0%White alone
    • 6510.4%Black alone
    • 568.9%Hispanic
    • 304.8%Asian alone
    • 142.2%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (11.3%), Italian (10.8%), African (6.7%), European (4.1%), Irish (3.1%), German (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

9 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (6.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Glenside, PA (1.0 miles ),
Wyncote, PA (1.1 miles ),
Wyndmoor, PA (1.2 miles ),
Oreland, PA (1.3 miles ),
Jenkintown borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Flourtown, PA (1.6 miles ),
Fort Washington, PA (1.9 miles ),
Rockledge borough, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.09 N, Longitude: 75.17 W

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
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 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.332. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.332
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.733. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.733
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 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 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00337. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00337
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Arcadia University-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Arcadia University place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arcadia University-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from Arcadia University center
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 47.3 miles away from Arcadia University center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 270.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 290.4 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 Montgomery County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Arcadia University:

  • OAKS NSG REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • HILLCREST CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • IVY HILL REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WYNCOTE CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • HOPKINS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-STENTON (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • SARAH CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; JENKINTOWN, PA)

Amtrak stations near Arcadia University:

  • 7 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.
  • 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: 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arcadia University:

  • Arcadia University (about 1 miles; Glenside, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 4 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • La Salle University (about 4 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 5,318)
  • Philadelphia University (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,629)
  • Temple University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 30,016)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 9 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Arcadia University: Alumni Fund Walk of Pride (A), Spruance Fine Arts Center (B), Landman Library (C), Kuch Recreation and Athletic Center (D), Knight Hall (E), Kistler Hall (F), Health Sciences Center (G), Grey Towers Castle (H), Dining Complex (I), Dilworth Hall (J), Brubaker Hall (K), Boyer Hall of Science (L), Blankley Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Arcadia University include: Blankley Field (1), Weiss Tennis Courts (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
595 people in college/university student housing in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Arcadia University:

Marital status in Arcadia University, PA
  • Never married: 99.4%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Arcadia University:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Arcadia University
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arcadia University, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Montgomery County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.45% ($78,583 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.79% ($70,296)
from Chester County, PA  0.54% ($86,622)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,502 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arcadia University:

  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arcadia University:

  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WYSP (94.1 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)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • 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.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXVU (89.1 FM; VILLANOVA, PA; Owner: VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Arcadia University:

  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Arcadia University fatal accident list:

Oct 21, 2000 04:51 PM, Church Rd, Lat: 40.093202, Lon: -75.162442, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 28, 1999 07:20 AM, Sr-73, Lat: 40.093202, Lon: -75.162442, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 1998 04:38 PM, Church Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1987 05:44 PM, Church Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • $718,000Total costs
  • 116,062Total average daily traffic
  • 5,290Total average daily truck traffic


Arcadia University compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arcadia University on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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