Media, PA Population

Population: 5,533. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,451 (-1.5% change)
Males: 2,525 (45.6%), Females: 3,008 (54.4%)

Delaware County

Zip codes: 19063.

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $42,703
Median house value: $138,500

Races in Media:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.9%)
  • Black (14.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.7%), German (16.1%), English (13.8%), Italian (10.9%), Polish (5.4%), United States (4.1%).

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Media

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Media borough

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

7.8% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 2.4% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -478 (-8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Media:

  • RIDDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1068 WEST BALTIMORE PIKE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Media:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Media:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 12 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 23 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 48 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Media:

  • PHILADELPHIA (about 9 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 13 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 7N7)
  • BRANDYWINE (about 14 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Abbreviation: N99)
Amtrak stations near Media:

  • 10 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.
  • 11 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Media:

  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,248; Location: 901 S MEDIA LINE RD; Public; Website: www.dccc.edu)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DELAWARE COUNTY (Full-time enrollment: 1,497; Location: 25 YEARSLEY MILL RD; Public; Website: www.de.psu.edu/)
  • PENNSYLVANIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 247; Location: 800 MANCHESTER AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pit.edu)
  • THE WILLIAMSON FREE SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL TRADES (Location: 106 S NEW MIDDLETOWN RD; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Media:

  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 6 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,547)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,823)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 15 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)

Schools

Public high school in Media:

  • PENNCREST HS (Students: 1,342; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Media:

  • SPRINGTON LAKE MS (Students: 987; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • INDIAN LANE EL SCH (Students: 505; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GLENWOOD EL SCH (Students: 461; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MEDIA EL SCH (Students: 448; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROSE TREE EL SCH (Students: 294; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Media:

  • ST MARY MAGDALEN SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 2430 N PROVIDENCE ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • NATIVITY B V M SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: GAYLEY & FRANKLIN STS; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BENCHMARK SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 2107 N PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • THE WALDEN SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 901 NORTH PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MIDDLETOWN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 28 S NEW MIDDLETOWN ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • THE CHILDREN’S ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 25 NORTH MIDDLETOWN ROAD; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Media:

  • MEDIA UPPER PROVIDENCE FR LIB (Operating income: $286,417; Location: FRONT & JACKSON STS; 41,474 books; 1,082 audio materials; 787 video materials; 99 serial subscriptions)

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