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People

Total Population2,434
Male Share of the Population44.9%
Female Share of the Population55.1%
Senior Citizens9.5%
Employed Population 16+951
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married27.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.6%
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 Level78.9%
% Below Poverty Level21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.4%
% Using Public Transportation9.5%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$905
Median House Value$84,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18%
US/American0%
English7.4%
Irish28%

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

Marcus Hook Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NE of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City16 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CountyDelaware
Standard Zip Codes19061
Phone Area Codes610
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude39.819
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)

StationMARCUS HOOK
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 40 F
Apr Temp46 to 63 F
Jul Temp70 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 65 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationWEST CHESTER 2 NW
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationNEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookhaven8,054$97,845
Chester34,016$32,608
Eddystone2,521$49,744

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

Marcus Hook Public Libraries

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

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