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People

Total Population 2,434
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 951
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 27.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,809
% Above Poverty Level 78.9%
% Below Poverty Level 21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation 9.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $905
Median House Value $84,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 28%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marcus Hook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NE of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Standard Zip Codes 19061
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.819
Longitude -75.418

Marcus Hook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARCUS HOOK
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 63 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station WEST CHESTER 2 NW
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marcus Hook, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lower Chichester (19061)

Ogden (19061)

Upper Chichester (19061)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookhaven 8,054 $97,845
Chester 34,016 $32,608
Eddystone 2,521 $49,744

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marcus Hook Public Libraries

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Mary M Campbell Library
TENTH & GREEN STS
Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
(610) 485-6519

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