Ardmore, PA


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Ardmore is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 12,556 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ardmore is the 83rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Ardmore is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ardmore is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ardmore who work in management occupations (13.30%), teaching (12.86%), and sales jobs (10.42%).

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

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

Even though Ardmore is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Ardmore. 62.33% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ardmore in 2010 was $46,793, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,172 for a family of four. However, Ardmore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

Foreign born people are also an important part of Ardmore's cultural character, accounting for 15.63% of the town’s population.

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