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.

Ambler is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ambler is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ambler who work in office and administrative support (12.84%), food service (9.43%), and maintenance occupations (9.32%).

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 citizens of Ambler are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.91% 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 2010 was $37,422, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,688 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 11.58% 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 Polish.