Allison Park, PA


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Allison Park is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 21,711 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Allison Park is the 39th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Allison Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Allison Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Allison Park is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Allison Park is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Allison Park who work in sales jobs (14.47%), office and administrative support (10.94%), and healthcare (10.72%).

Also of interest is that Allison Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Allison Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Allison Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Allison Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Allison Park. 50.42% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Allison Park in 2010 was $42,584, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,336 for a family of four.

The people who call Allison Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Allison Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Allison Park include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Allison Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Hindi.