Darby, PA Population

Population: 10,299. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,046 (-2.5% change)
Males: 4,752 (46.1%), Females: 5,547 (53.9%)

Delaware County

Zip code: 19023

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $30,938
Median house value: $51,300

Races in Darby:

  • Black (60.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), German (7.8%), Italian (7.1%), English (3.9%), Subsaharan African (3.0%), West Indian (1.8%).

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Darby

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darby borough

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

6.0% Foreign born (1.6% Africa, 1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -634 (-5.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Darby:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL – DELAWARE COUNTY (1500 LANSDOWNE AVE 6TH FLOOR)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (LANSDOWNE & BAILY RDS)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Darby:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Darby:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 4 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 30 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 40 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Darby:

  • PHILADELPHIA (about 6 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 9N2)
  • PENN’S LANDING (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: P72)
  • WINGS FIELD (about 15 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: LOM)
Amtrak stations near Darby:

  • 6 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darby:

  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,198)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,794)
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 23,007)
Public primary/middle schools in Darby:

  • PENN WOOD WEST JHS (Students: 677; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • WALNUT STREET SCH (Students: 562; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PARK LANE EL SCH (Students: 403; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Darby:

  • BLESSED VIRGIN MARY SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 51 MACDADE BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Darby:

  • DARBY LIBRARY (Operating income: $71,693; Location: 1001 MAIN ST; 15,741 books; 212 audio materials; 307 video materials; 42 serial subscriptions)