Chadds Ford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,462 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 92.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chadds Ford is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chadds Ford who work in management occupations (21.39%), business and financial occupations (11.17%), and healthcare (9.33%).
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 9.88% 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.
Because of many things, Chadds Ford is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Chadds Ford a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Chadds Ford has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Chadds Ford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Chadds Ford, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.30 minutes every day commuting to work.
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 69.71% 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 2010 was $64,468, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,872 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.