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Popular real estate near Bensalem, PA
Bensalem is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 56,225 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Bensalem is the ninth largest community in Pennsylvania.
Bensalem real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Bensalem house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Bensalem isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bensalem are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bensalem is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bensalem who work in office and administrative support (16.20%), sales jobs (13.81%) and healthcare (7.13%).
Also of interest is that Bensalem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Bensalem is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Bensalem area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The population of Bensalem overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Bensalem, 24.02% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bensalem in 2010 was $28,994, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,976 for a family of four. However, Bensalem contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bensalem home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bensalem residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bensalem include Irish, German, Italian, Polish, English and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bensalem's cultural character, accounting for 15.32% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Bensalem are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Bensalem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Gujarathi and Russian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||21,962|
|BENSALEM HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||60.66%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||39.34%|
|TYPE OF BENSALEM HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||44.52%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||15.17%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.85%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.70%|
|SIZE OF BENSALEM HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.59%|
|AGE OF BENSALEM HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.63%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||58.22%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||32.74%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.41%|
|BENSALEM REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$257,843|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$968|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||3.70%|
|$46,001 - $93,000||2.33%|
|$93,001 - $185,000||12.23%|
|$185,001 - $278,000||44.75%|
|$278,001 - $370,000||28.02%|
|$370,001 - $463,000||4.97%|
|$463,001 - $694,000||3.48%|
|$694,001 - $926,000||0.32%|
|PEOPLE OF BENSALEM||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.00%|
|5 TO 17||14.49%|
|18 TO 24||8.79%|
|25 TO 34||14.97%|
|35 TO 54||28.36%|
|55 TO 64||13.83%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.80%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$61,578|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,994|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.30%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (14.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.26%)
Public Service (3.90%)
Information Technology (2.53%)
Real estate (2.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.72%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.05%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.10%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.42%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.78%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (19.76%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (81.50%)
Indic languages (1.56%)
Other Asian languages (1.02%)
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