Upper Darby township INFORMATION

Population: 77,978

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 51%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Upper Darby township has a low population density. Upper Darby township is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

9,910 Upper Darby township
27,441 New York

City Info

Upper Darby township, PA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Upper Darby township has a population density of 9,910, with 77,978 current residents.

Out of the 77,978 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 49% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 56% Sun
  • 41% Rain
  • 20% Snow


56°F average temperature

  • 61 years Median home age
  • $132,860 Median home price
  • -9.36% Home appreciation rate
  • 20.05% Annual property tax
  • 58.2%
    Homes owned
  • 35.9%
    Homes rented
  • 5.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Upper Darby township, the air quality is 20% and the weather, on average, is 56% sunny, 41% rainy, and 20% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Upper Darby township, you should know that 58.2% of homes are owned while 35.9% of homes are rented, and 5.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $132,860, the median age of homes is 61 years, the annual home appreciation is -9.36% and the annual property tax is 20.05%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Upper Darby township, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Upper Darby township’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Upper Darby township is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 60.22% Democratic, 38.81% Republican, and 0.96% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:15


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 85%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 17%
    Bachelors degree
  • 9%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Upper Darby township, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.80% of residents are unemployed in Upper Darby township (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Upper Darby township residents: 12.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 23.25% are in the arts and sciences field, 15% are in the customer service field, 29.5% are in the sales field, 0.11% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 85.15%, 6.58% of residents have an associate’s degree, 17.22% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.15% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Upper Darby township, you should be aware that the average commute time is 33 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Upper Darby township have a few different options. 71% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 13% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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