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Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Marcus Hook had a population of 2,405 as of July 1, 2018. Marcus Hook ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Marcus Hook is located at latitude 39.8193 and longitude -75.4185 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Marcus Hook encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Borough of Marcus Hook (GNIS ID: 1215186) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marcus Hook: Chichester, Maartes Hook, Marreties Hoeck, Marretie's Hook.

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Marcus Hook, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,405
Population in Households 2,405
Population in Familes 1,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,165
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $39,010
Average Household Income $54,214
Per Capita Income $20,288


Total Housing Units 1,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 506 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $85,913
Average Home Value $113,452


Total Households 900
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 561
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% 0.01%
Households -0.09% -0.07%
Families -0.28% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Marcus Hook, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marcus Hook to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 554 69th
Population Density # 639 64th
Diversity Index # 162 91st
Median Household Income # 1538 13th
Per Capita Income # 1626 8th

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