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Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Marcus Hook had a population of 2,336 as of July 1, 2019. 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Marcus Hook, PA Housing Affordability Index is 168
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Marcus Hook, PA Wealth Index is 42
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,336
Population in Households 2,336
Population in Familes 1,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,108
Diversity Index1 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,908
Average Household Income $54,553
Per Capita Income $20,411
Wealth Index3 42

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $81,818
Housing Affordability Index2 168
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 874
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 544
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.28% -0.18%
Households -0.4% -0.25%
Families -0.58% -0.37%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Marcus Hook, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marcus Hook to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 567 68th
Population Density # 655 63rd
Diversity Index # 163 91st
Median Household Income # 1550 12th
Per Capita Income # 1637 7th

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