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Eddystone is a borough in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of Eddystone is 39.86N. The longitude is -75.344W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,402.


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$37,543
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Eddystone is on the Delaware River
Munitions center during World War I
Eddystone received national attention for 1917 explosion at Eddystone Ammunition, which killed 139 people

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12% of Eddystone residents report German ancestry, and 32% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eddystone ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eddystone was $16,537, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Eddystone residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Eddystone, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $940.


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Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eddystone political report.

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The average commute time for Eddystone workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Eddystone, PA

Pros: It is a small well kept old community which emphasizes activities for the young people in our neighborhood...

Cons: Public transportation does not run at all hours of the night.

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