Berwyn is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,676 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Berwyn is the 400th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Berwyn home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Berwyn real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Berwyn is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Berwyn is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwyn who work in management occupations (16.78%), teaching (13.82%), and sales jobs (10.33%).
Also of interest is that Berwyn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Berwyn is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Berwyn is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Berwyn really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Berwyn perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Berwyn 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 Berwyn. 67.36% 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 Berwyn in 2010 was $52,825, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,300 for a family of four.
Berwyn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Berwyn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Berwyn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Berwyn include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Berwyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.