Darby, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 10,700 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 4,847  (45.3%)
Females: 5,853  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

29.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19050.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,614 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Darby:

$45,614
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,078 (it was $13,990 in 2000)

Darby borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,503 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Darby:

$99,503
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: $1,020.

March 2019 cost of living index in Darby: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.6%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 78.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 45.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Darby, PA (2010)
    • 8,33077.9%Black alone
    • 1,70616.0%White alone
    • 3042.8%Two or more races
    • 2282.1%Hispanic
    • 740.7%Asian alone
    • 260.2%American Indian alone
    • 160.1%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Darby, Pennsylvania as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Darby is 369 to 1.


Crime rates in Darby by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.4)
2
(18.7)
3
(28.1)
4
(37.6)
1
(9.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(79.2)
15
(149.2)
5
(50.2)
6
(60.5)
11
(111.6)
12
(120.2)
11
(102.6)
11
(102.7)
87
(814.6)
121
(1,132)
11
(102.8)
5
(46.8)
8
(75.1)
17
(158.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(306.8)
52
(517.2)
58
(581.9)
74
(746.5)
78
(791.0)
66
(661.3)
78
(727.5)
78
(728.2)
80
(749.1)
63
(589.5)
77
(719.8)
69
(645.6)
50
(469.6)
37
(345.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
273
(2,702)
287
(2,854)
342
(3,431)
355
(3,581)
306
(3,103)
335
(3,357)
317
(2,957)
N/A298
(2,790)
227
(2,124)
193
(1,804)
151
(1,413)
110
(1,033)
94
(878.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
100
(989.7)
112
(1,114)
156
(1,565)
148
(1,493)
174
(1,765)
155
(1,553)
234
(2,183)
169
(1,578)
174
(1,629)
157
(1,469)
100
(934.8)
110
(1,029)
86
(807.7)
46
(429.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
232
(2,296)
280
(2,785)
244
(2,448)
283
(2,855)
231
(2,343)
247
(2,475)
298
(2,780)
282
(2,633)
304
(2,846)
266
(2,489)
250
(2,337)
248
(2,321)
278
(2,611)
251
(2,345)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(673.0)
91
(905.0)
67
(672.2)
66
(665.8)
36
(365.1)
52
(521.0)
56
(522.3)
47
(438.8)
47
(440.1)
33
(308.8)
36
(336.5)
40
(374.3)
37
(347.5)
49
(457.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(29.7)
3
(29.8)
3
(30.1)
2
(20.2)
3
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.7)
5
(46.8)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.2)
2
(18.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)930.51107.11162.21280.71254.41215.31197.51143.41716.31753.3882.3764.7671.5585.7

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City-data.com crime index in Darby, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Liberian (15.4%), African (4.0%), Italian (2.4%), Jamaican (2.2%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/03/1853

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 13,116 people per square mile   (very high).

Darby, Pennsylvania map

1,841 residents are foreign born (13.9% Africa, 2.6% Latin America).

This borough:

17.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,797 (4.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,568 (3.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (8.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Colwyn borough, PA (0.7 miles ),
Sharon Hill borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Yeadon borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Collingdale borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Aldan borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
East Lansdowne borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Darby Township, PA (1.3 miles ),
Lansdowne borough, PA (1.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 75.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -277 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 482 (12.5%)

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

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Darby, PA
Historical housing units in Darby, PA
Most common industries in Darby, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Darby, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)

Average climate in Darby, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Darby, 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 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 0.309. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.309
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.667. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.667
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
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 5.2 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 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Darby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Darby borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 23.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darby-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.7 miles away from Darby 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 283.0 miles away from Darby 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 290.5 miles away from Darby 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 48.2 miles away from Darby 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 325.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (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).
Darby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Darby:

  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, LANSDOWNE & BAILY RDS)
  • MERCY HEALTH HOSPICE PROGRAM (1500 LANSDOWNE AVENUE)
  • LITTLE FLOWER MANOR (1201 SPRINGFIELD ROAD)
  • LITTLE FLOWER NRSG HM (1201 SPRINGFIELD RD PO BOX 190)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL SNF (1500 LANSDOWNE AVENUE)
  • NAAMANS CREEK COUNTRY MANOR (1500 LANSDOWNE AVENUE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS COUNTRY HOUSE (1412 LANSDOWNE AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Darby:

  • 5 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.
  • 7 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.
  • 8 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 Darby:

  • University of the Sciences (about 4 miles; Philadelphia, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,464)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • The University of the Arts (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Thomas Jefferson University (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,139)

Public elementary/middle schools in Darby:

  • BEVERLY HILLS MS (Students: 1,509, Location: 1400 GARRETT RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • BYWOOD EL SCH (Students: 753, Location: 330 AVON RD, Grades: 1-5)
  • STONEHURST HILLS EL SCH (Students: 735, Location: 7051 RUSKIN LN, Grades: 1-5)
  • HIGHLAND PARK EL SCH (Location: 8301 WEST CHESTER PIKE, Grades: 1-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Darby:

  • ST LAURENCE SCHOOL (Students: 415, Location: 8245 W CHESTER PIKE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Darby

Library in Darby:

  • DARBY LIBRARY (Operating income: $68,973; Location: 1001 MAIN ST; 20,264 books; 313 audio materials; 888 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 32 other licensed databases; 13 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Darby Has Really Great School Students

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Darby: Darby Station (A), Darby Borough Hall (B), Darby Library (C), Darby Fire Patrol 2 Station 21 (D), Darby Police Department (E), Saint Francis Country Home (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Blue Sun Events & Travel (Tours & Charters; 424 Walnut Street).

Birthplace of: Todd Rundgren - Multi-instrumentalist, Evan O'Neill Kane - Surgeon, Mike Scioscia - Baseball player and coach, W. C. Fields - Actor, Tim D'Annunzio - Businessman, John Patrick Foley - Roman Catholic archbishop and cardinal, Steve McCurry - Photojournalist, Christopher G. Donovan - Politician, Jamie Kennedy - Comedian, William Sellers - Inventor.

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:

3.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Darby in 2010:

  • 387 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Darby in 2000:

  • 378 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in religious group quarters
  • 55 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Darby (2011 data):

  • Sharon Savings Bank: at 9 Chester Pike, branch established on 1873/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $211.3 mil, Deposits: $170.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Darby:

Marital status in Darby, PA
  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 29.3%
  • Separated: 8.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Darby:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Darby, 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
Delaware County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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:
Here:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darby:

48.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Darby:

30.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Darby:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Darby:

36.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Darby:

80.7%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darby, 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 15$122,204$97,76329$108,576
Other Government Administration 7$30,162$51,70615$6,275
Streets and Highways 5$25,114$60,2740$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,296
Totals for Government 27$177,480$78,88045$117,147

Darby government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $123,000 ($11.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,525,000 ($329.44)
    Sewerage: $1,512,000 ($141.31)
    Central Staff Services: $683,000 ($63.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000 ($48.32)
    Regular Highways: $400,000 ($37.38)
    General - Other: $269,000 ($25.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $185,000 ($17.29)
    General Public Buildings: $135,000 ($12.62)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($8.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($5.23)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($3.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,855,000 ($173.36)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,393,000 ($130.19)
    Other Investments - Other: $889,000 ($83.08)
    Benefit Payments: $452,000 ($42.24)
    Withdrawals: $24,000 ($2.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($12.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,135,000 ($199.53)

Darby government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,643,000 ($153.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $736,000 ($68.79)
    Other: $52,000 ($4.86)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $343,000 ($32.06)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $126,000 ($11.78)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($5.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000 ($8.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $261,000 ($24.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000 ($5.51)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $520,000 ($48.60)
    Highways: $157,000 ($14.67)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.47)
  • Tax - Property: $2,756,000 ($257.57)
    Individual Income: $1,203,000 ($112.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $352,000 ($32.90)
    Public Utility License: $104,000 ($9.72)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000 ($3.46)

Darby government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,250,000 ($210.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000 ($186.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($23.36)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $970,000 ($90.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $209,000 ($19.53)

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 Darby, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless1Walgreens1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Darby:

  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darby:

  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPEB (88.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEST PHILADELPHIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Darby:

  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
See more detailed statistics of Darby fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • $1,877,000Total costs
  • 44,922Total average daily traffic
  • 2,282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,377Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Darby)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 317 Ne Of Londonderry Ln And Shetland Rd (Lat: 39.919833 Lon: -75.250472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPRM356, Licensee ID: L00003681,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 160.890 MHz, 161.265 MHz, 161.415 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2000, Expiration Date: 11/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2006, Certifier: S B Watson, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 5220 Belfort Rd Sste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Phone: (904) 332-5965, Fax: (904) 332-6048
  • 101 S Macdade Boulevard (Lat: 39.916389 Lon: -75.266667), Call Sign: WPWW698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 11/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023, Certifier: Howard A Moll, Registrant: Mcdonalds, 101south Macdade Blvd, Darby, PA 19023, Phone: (610) 532-3999, Fax: (610) 532-8352, Email:
  • Lat: 39.924417 Lon: -75.267500, Call Sign: WQAY716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.937 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 457.637 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2014, Expiration Date: 08/27/2024, Certifier: Frank Moran, Registrant: Town Communications, Ardmore, PA 19003, Phone: (610) 649-2859, Fax: (610) 896-5724, Email:
  • 317 Ne Of Londonderry Ln And Shetland Rd (Lat: 39.919833 Lon: -75.250472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQIA343,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 160.890 MHz, 161.265 MHz, 161.415 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2017, Expiration Date: 12/06/2027, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Landsdowne Ave And Bailey Rd Fitzgerald (Lat: 39.926500 Lon: -75.268500), Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WNTT411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/1993, Expiration Date: 11/02/1998, Phone: (610) 237-4337
  • PA-PHL5352A, Hook Rd (Lat: 39.897167 Lon: -75.256778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: WQKS281,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2009, Expiration Date: 08/28/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL377A, 901 Quarry St. (Lat: 39.916722 Lon: -75.261750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQME816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2010, Expiration Date: 07/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Darby)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$84,1145$45,40042$88,00010$26,80016$92,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$83,3332$28,00012$64,7503$54,3332$59,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$73,5008$50,62560$77,30026$18,07712$65,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$69,0001$50,00038$86,3164$18,5005$74,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$010$72,5004$60,0002$60,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4024.00 , 4025.00, 4026.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$56,5001$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4024.00 , 4025.00, 4026.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Darby, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Darby, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Fire incident types in Darby, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Darby, PA
Most common first names in Darby, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary45581.3 years
John38372.9 years
William29572.7 years
Joseph23272.9 years
Margaret23079.8 years
James23070.8 years
Anna22982.1 years
Charles18572.4 years
George16873.0 years
Elizabeth16880.1 years
Most common last names in Darby, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6971.1 years
Johnson5071.9 years
Kelly4372.0 years
Brown3972.5 years
Dougherty3872.6 years
Davis3872.4 years
Thompson3870.5 years
Jones3773.9 years
Miller3773.1 years
Moore3575.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darby, PA
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darby, PA
  • 68.3%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Darby compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Darby on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 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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