Aston is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 21,162 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Aston is the 41st largest community in Pennsylvania.
Aston real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Aston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Aston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aston is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aston who work in office and administrative support (20.20%), management occupations (8.70%), and sales jobs (8.00%).
Also of interest is that Aston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Aston is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.64% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Aston in 2010 was $32,005, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,020 for a family of four. However, Aston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Aston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Aston include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Aston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.