Marcus Hook, PA

Add Comparison

Population

2,251

6.98% decline

Median Age

30.9


Median Household Income

$34,851

8.19% decline

Poverty Rate

17.8%


Number of Employees

984

4.19% decline

Median Property Value

$78,300

0.635% decline

About

In 2017, Marcus Hook, PA had a population of 2.25k people with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $34,851. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Marcus Hook, PA declined from 2,420 to 2,251, a -6.98% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,961 to $34,851, a -8.19% decrease.

The population of Marcus Hook, PA is 79.1% White Alone, 13.5% Black or African American Alone, and 5.06% Hispanic or Latino. 0.759% of the people in Marcus Hook, PA speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Marcus Hook, PA is $78,300, and the homeownership rate is 41%. Most people in Marcus Hook, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Marcus Hook, PA is 1 car per household.

About the photo: Philadelphia night time skyline as seen from Spring Garden Street above the Schuylkill Expressway.

Economy

The economy of Marcus Hook, PA employs 984 people. The largest industries in Marcus Hook, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (190 people), Retail Trade (126 people), and Manufacturing (119 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($67,625), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($65,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($49,375).

Median household income in Marcus Hook, PA is $34,851. Males in Marcus Hook, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Marcus Hook, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,851

2017 value

± $7,064

-8.19%

1 Year Growth

± 26.9%

Households in Marcus Hook, PA have a median annual income of $34,851, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,961 in 2016, which represents a -8.19% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Marcus Hook, PA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Pennsylvania.

$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Marcus Hook, PA made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Marcus Hook, PA by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Pennsylvania.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Marcus Hook, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Marcus Hook, PA by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marcus Hook, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4066

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marcus Hook, PA was Census Tract 4066 with a value of $38,049, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Marcus Hook, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marcus Hook, PA (394 out of 2.22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 16 - 17.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    328 ± 100

  2. Black

    52 ± 70

  3. Hispanic

    46 ± 70

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marcus Hook, PA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

984

2017 Value

± 172

-4.19%

1 Year decline

± 25.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marcus Hook, PA declined at a rate of -4.19%, from 1.03k employees to 984 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marcus Hook, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (180 people), Material Moving Occupations (93 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (91 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marcus Hook, PA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marcus Hook, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (180 people), Material Moving Occupations (93 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (91 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Marcus Hook, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (4.05 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (3.61 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2.89 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marcus Hook, PA, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,833), Management Occupations ($53,162), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($51,429).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

984

2017 Value

± 172

-4.19%

1 Year decline

± 25.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marcus Hook, PA declined at a rate of -4.19%, from 1.03k employees to 984 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marcus Hook, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (190 people), Retail Trade (126 people), and Manufacturing (119 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marcus Hook, PA, though some of these residents may live in Marcus Hook, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Marcus Hook, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (190 people), Retail Trade (126 people), and Manufacturing (119 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Marcus Hook, PA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.34 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (2.31 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.39 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marcus Hook, PA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($67,625), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($65,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($49,375).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. with $50.6B and Pharmaceuticals and $49.7B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Pennsylvania state.

$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

89.6% of the population of Marcus Hook, PA has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 8% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.622% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Marcus Hook, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Marcus Hook, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania.

1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania.

$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

10.4%

Uninsured

44.7%

Employer Coverage

24.1%

Medicaid

8%

Medicare

12.1%

Non-Group

0.622%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marcus Hook, PA declined by 12% from 11.9% to 10.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marcus Hook, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Marcus Hook, PA is home to a population of 2.25k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.977% of Marcus Hook, PA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Marcus Hook, PA is composed of 1.78k White Alone residents (79.1%), 305 Black or African American Alone residents (13.5%), 114 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.06%), 27 Two or More Races residents (1.2%), 25 Asian Alone residents (1.11%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Marcus Hook, PA are Arabic (8 speakers), German (5 speakers), and Spanish or Spanish Creole (4 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.7

62

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Marcus Hook, PA was 30.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 62. But people in Marcus Hook, PA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Marcus Hook, PA residents was 33.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.977%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.496%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.977% of Marcus Hook, PA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marcus Hook, PA was 0.496%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Marcus Hook, PA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Marcus Hook, PA was India, the natal country of 81,562 Marcus Hook, PA residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Marcus Hook, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Marcus Hook, PA was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Marcus Hook, PA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.78k ± 261

  2. Black or African American Alone

    305 ± 152

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    114 ± 123

In 2017, there were 5.84 times more White Alone residents (1.78k people) in Marcus Hook, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 305 Black or African American Alone and 114 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Marcus Hook, PA as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Arabic

    8 speakers (0.357%)

  2. German

    5 speakers (0.223%)

  3. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4 speakers (0.179%)

0.759% of Marcus Hook, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Marcus Hook, PA was Arabic. 0.357% of the overall population of Marcus Hook, PA are native Arabic speakers. 0.223% speak German and 0.179% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    55 ± 34

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    32 ± 33

  3. Korea

    15 ± 18

Marcus Hook, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Marcus Hook, PA was $78,300 in 2017, which is 0.36 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $78,800 to $78,300, a 0.635% decrease. The homeownership rate in Marcus Hook, PA is 41%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marcus Hook, PA have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marcus Hook, PA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$34,851

Median Household Income

± $7,064

866

Number of Households

± 144

In 2017, the median household income of the 866 households in Marcus Hook, PA declined from $34,851 from the previous year's value of $37,961.

The following chart displays the households in Marcus Hook, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $30k - $35k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$78,300

2017 Median

± $5,843

$78,800

2016 Median

± $4,364

In 2017, the median property value in Marcus Hook, PA declined from to $78,300 from the previous year's value of $78,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marcus Hook, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marcus Hook, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Marcus Hook, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marcus Hook, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

41%

2017 Homeownership

42.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 41% of the housing units in Marcus Hook, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 42.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marcus Hook, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marcus Hook, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marcus Hook, PA have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

26 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marcus Hook, PA have a longer commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.95% of the workforce in Marcus Hook, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Marcus Hook, PA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.7%

  2. Carpooled

    14.9%

  3. Public Transit

    7.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Marcus Hook, PA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart