Folcroft, Pennsylvania Population 2024

6,716

Folcroft is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. Folcroft has a 2024 population of 6,716. Folcroft is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,790 in 2020.

The average household income in Folcroft is $65,013 with a poverty rate of 15.51%. The median age in Folcroft is 33.7 years: 31.5 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Folcroft Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Folcroft was:

  • White: 45.07%
  • Black or African American: 43.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Other race: 3.64%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.19%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,393.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.09% (-74)
The current population of Folcroft, Pennsylvania is 6,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,790.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,04645.07%
Black or African American2,96143.81%
Two or more races2563.79%
Other race2463.64%
Asian2103.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander260.38%
Native American130.19%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Folcroft Population by Race

Folcroft Population Pyramid 2024

Folcroft Median Age

33.7

Total

31.5

Male

34.9

Female

Folcroft Adults

There are 4,920 adults, (663 of whom are seniors) in Folcroft.

Folcroft Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Folcroft Sex Ratio

Female3,81156.39%
Male2,94743.61%

Folcroft Population by Age

Folcroft Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4462.7672.727.3
Non Family8251.0572.427.6
Married7894.3183.416.6
Female5703.0557.242.8
Male2622.8975.224.8

3.59

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Folcroft Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade49311.52%
Associates Degree3718.67%
Bachelors Degree49311.52%
Graduate Degree3307.71%
High School Graduate1,70139.73%
Less Than 9th Grade1413.29%
Some College75217.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Folcroft Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Folcroft Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2851,994233
Black1,5401,294559
Hispanic24016425
Asian1341136
Other Race134750
2+ Races11110112
Native American131313
Islander13130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Folcroft Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,933$49,317$41,335
Graduate Degree$75,895$0$75,497
High School Graduate$34,434$46,375$24,383
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,684$46,942$34,170
Some College$35,345$45,670$33,683

$39,684

Average Earnings

$46,942

Average Male

$34,170

Average Female

Folcroft Earnings by Educational Attainment

Folcroft Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Folcroft Language

79.43% of Folcroft residents speak only English, while 20.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.86% of the population.

Folcroft Language

Folcroft Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,97466522.36%
Black2,9612859.63%
Multiple2569838.28%
Hispanic411174.14%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Folcroft

The race most likely to be in poverty in Folcroft is Multiple, with 38.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Folcroft is Hispanic, with 4.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.39%.

Folcroft Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20.04%
High School13.76%
Less Than 9th Grade13.72%
Bachelors or Greater12.27%

Folcroft Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed61.25%
Female Unemployed45.91%
Male Employed6.53%
Female Employed6.39%

Folcroft Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Folcroft Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$64,336$74,864
Households$56,650$65,013
Married Families$88,320$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,598$44,731

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Folcroft Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Folcroft Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Folcroft Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Folcroft Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Folcroft Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

154

Number of Veterans

141

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam66
First Gulf War25
Korea14
Second Gulf War11
World War II0

Folcroft Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6451
65 to 7445
35 to 5436
75+22
18 to 340

Folcroft Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1054.01%
Black231.27%
Native American13100%
Islander13100%
Hispanic134.38%

Folcroft Veterans by Race

Folcroft Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Folcroft Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Folcroft Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Folcroft Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Folcroft Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.61%

Born in Folcroft

88.35%

Native Born

11.65%

Foreign Born

5.16%

Non Citizen

6.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.35% of Folcroft residents were born in the United States, with 76.61% having been born in Pennsylvania. 5.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Folcroft Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,625-18-0.27%
20286,643-18-0.27%
20276,661-19-0.28%
20266,680-18-0.27%
20256,698-18-0.27%
20246,716-19-0.28%
20236,73500%
20226,735-34-0.5%
20216,769-21-0.31%
20206,7901492.24%
20196,64190.14%
20186,63230.05%
20176,629-11-0.17%
20166,640-8-0.12%
20156,648-5-0.08%
20146,65390.14%
20136,64480.12%
20126,636100.15%
20116,626-5-0.08%
20106,63100%
20006,978-528-7.03%
19907,506-725-8.81%
19808,231-1,379-14.35%
19709,6102,59737.03%
19607,0133885.86%
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Folcroft Population by Year