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 6,491 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.

Ambler is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.86% 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 (12.36%), maintenance occupations (9.85%), and business and financial occupations (9.69%).

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.

In Ambler, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Ambler is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town 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, 44.32% 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 2018 was $36,816, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,264 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 12.31% of the borough’s residents. 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 Korean.