Ridley Park, PA Population

Population: 7,196. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,062 (-1.9% change)
Males: 3,422 (47.6%), Females: 3,774 (52.4%)

Delaware County

Zip code: 19078

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $50,065
Median house value: $125,100

Races in Ridley Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (36.9%), Italian (24.8%), German (21.8%), English (11.7%), Polish (5.5%), United States (4.0%).

Elevation: 79 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridley Park

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridley Park borough

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

3.0% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -409 (-5.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridley Park:

  • CROZER CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; CHESTER, PA)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL – DELAWARE COUNTY (about 5 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DARBY, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridley Park:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 7 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 24 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 46 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridley Park:

  • PHILADELPHIA (about 4 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 11 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 7N7)
  • PENN’S LANDING (about 14 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: P72)
Amtrak stations near Ridley Park:

  • 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.
  • 12 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.
  • 15 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 Ridley Park:

  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 5 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,823)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,547)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 12 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridley Park:

  • RIDLEY MS (Students: 1,382; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKEVIEW EL SCH (Students: 402; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEEDOM EL SCH (Students: 298; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Ridley Park:

  • ST MADELINE ST ROSE (Students: 416; Location: 500 TOME ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARKS LUTHERAN CHURCH SCHOO (Students: 91; Location: 628 E CHESTER PIKE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Ridley Park:

  • RIDLEY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,259; Location: 107 E. WARD STREET; 18,490 books; 573 audio materials; 255 video materials; 44 serial subscriptions)

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