Cheltenham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,863 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cheltenham is the 168th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Cheltenham real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Cheltenham house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Cheltenham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cheltenham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheltenham who work in office and administrative support (14.89%), management occupations (12.48%), and teaching (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Cheltenham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Cheltenham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.85 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Cheltenham, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Cheltenham is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Cheltenham ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cheltenham, 47.79% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Cheltenham in 2010 was $35,083, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,332 for a family of four.
Cheltenham is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cheltenham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cheltenham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cheltenham include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
Cheltenham also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.23%.
The most common language spoken in Cheltenham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.