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 6,496 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Ambler is the 214th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Ambler home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Ambler real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ambler is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (13.49%), sales jobs (9.19%), and maintenance occupations (8.71%).

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.

Despite being a small borough, Ambler has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Ambler ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Ambler, 42.30% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Ambler in 2010 was $34,200, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,800 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 Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

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