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Marcus Hook is a borough in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community name derives from Dutch "Marretie's Hoeck," for a local Indian chief
The latitude of Marcus Hook is 39.819N. The longitude is -75.418W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,278.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marcus Hook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19061 ZIP code.
13% of Marcus Hook residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marcus Hook ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marcus Hook was $13,738, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Marcus Hook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Marcus Hook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $471. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.
Libraries in Marcus Hook include Mary M Campbell Library ... View libraries
Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marcus Hook political report.
The average commute time for Marcus Hook workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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