Woodlyn, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Woodlyn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Woodlyn Census Designated Place had a population of 9,597 as of July 1, 2017. Woodlyn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Woodlyn is located at latitude 39.8774 and longitude -75.3445 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Woodlyn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Woodlyn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390534) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Woodlyn Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ridley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodlyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Woodlyn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,597
Daytime Population: Workers 2,802
Daytime Population: Residents 4,707
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 9,581
Population in Familes 7,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 5,732
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $59,609
Average Household Income $73,845
Per Capita Income $29,249


Total Housing Units 4,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,660 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,139 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 307 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $197,402
Average Home Value $209,079


Total Households 3,799
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,530
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.16%
Households 0.08% 0.1%
Families -0.02% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Woodlyn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodlyn to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 97 95th
Population Density # 97 95th
Diversity Index # 228 87th
Median Household Income # 462 74th
Per Capita Income # 582 67th

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