Chadds Ford, PA
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Living in Chadds Ford


Chadds Ford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,509 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chadds Ford is the 184th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Chadds Ford is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chadds Ford is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chadds Ford who work in management occupations (20.63%), business and financial occupations (12.90%), and healthcare (11.46%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Chadds Ford telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.44% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Chadds Ford 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, Chadds Ford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Chadds Ford is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Chadds Ford, the average commute to work is 31.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Chadds Ford, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Chadds Ford is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 70.15% 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 Chadds Ford in 2018 was $69,005, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $276,020 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Chadds Ford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Polish.


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