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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.


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Median household income
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$28,219
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marcus Hook demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Chichester
Early shipbuilding center; favorite haunt of Blackbeard and other pirates
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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5% of Marcus Hook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Marcus Hook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $471.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.


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Libraries in Marcus Hook include Mary M Campbell Library ... View libraries

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

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

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