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. Much of the housing stock in Ardmore was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

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 92.32% 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 (13.91%), teaching (13.74%), and sales jobs (10.78%).

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.

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.

In Ardmore, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Ardmore is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Ardmore. 63.32% 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 $47,251, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,004 for a family of four. However, Ardmore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ardmore is a very 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 Russian.

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