Ambridge, PA


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Ambridge is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,859 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ambridge is the 191st largest community in Pennsylvania. Ambridge has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Unlike some boroughs, Ambridge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ambridge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ambridge is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ambridge who work in office and administrative support (16.81%), sales jobs (12.30%), and food service (10.34%).

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

Ambridge, even though it is a small borough, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, borough who have a need for low-cost transportation.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Ambridge rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.58% of adults 25 and older in Ambridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Ambridge in 2010 was $19,688, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,752 for a family of four.

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

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