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Ambler, PA
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Ambler profile


Living in Ambler



Ambler is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,818 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ambler is the 195th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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.

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.

Of important note, Ambler is also a borough of artists. Ambler has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ambler’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Ambler telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Ambler are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.92% of adults in Ambler have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ambler in 2018 was $36,242, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,968 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. Ambler also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ambler include Italian, Irish, German, English, and South African.

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