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 93.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Berwyn is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwyn who work in management occupations (19.75%), teaching (15.51%), and business and financial occupations (8.10%).
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.
Berwyn is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Berwyn’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Berwyn, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Berwyn is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.06% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Berwyn in 2010 was $56,219, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,876 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 Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Berwyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and French.