Folcroft, PA - Population, Income, and Other Facts

FOLCROFT, PA - Folcroft is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The population was 6,606 at the 2010 census. It was 6,978 at the 2000 census. Folcroft is located in the state's northeast corner, between Wilmington and Philadelphia. The city was incorporated in 1851. It has many historic sites and a large riverfront park.

Folcroft has a median age of 36. The median family size is 3.6 people. The city has a diverse population, with many people from different backgrounds living in the area. Folcroft ranks 719th in the United States for diversity and 26th in the state.

Folcroft is a small suburb of Philadelphia in Delaware County. New Sweden settlers in the mid-1600s founded it. The area became a residential suburb of Philadelphia in 1874 and was incorporated as a borough in 1922. The population was 6,621 at the time of the 2016 Census.

The unemployed population in Folcroft, PA, is about 30%. This number is higher than the national average of 93.2 percent. Unemployment rates are determined by the number of adults who are not working and the percentage of those actively looking for work. The official unemployment rate is called the U3 measure. Folcroft's unemployment rate is higher than that of most towns because of the town's large population of military veterans.

The median household income in Folcroft, PA, is $56,169. This is slightly less than the $64,994 average for the U.S. Census Bureau. The state's Gini index is 0.466, which is lower than the national average of 0.478. This means that wages in Folcroft are more evenly distributed than the national average. Folcroft, PA, is home to two thousand people, and its economy employs approximately 2,900 people.