Ambler, PA


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Living in Ambler

Ambler is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,505 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Ambler is the 214th largest community in Pennsylvania. Ambler has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

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

Ambler is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ambler is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ambler who work in office and administrative support (13.07%), sales jobs (10.46%), and management occupations (8.51%).

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

Even though Ambler is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of Ambler are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.70% of adults in Ambler have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ambler in 2010 was $31,171, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,684 for a family of four. However, Ambler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ambler is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Ambler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ambler residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ambler include German, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Ambler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.