Conshohocken is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,956 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Conshohocken is the 167th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Conshohocken was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Conshohocken real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Conshohocken house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Conshohocken is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Conshohocken is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Conshohocken who work in sales jobs (12.47%), office and administrative support (10.70%), and management occupations (10.47%).
Also of interest is that Conshohocken has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition to being popular with young singles, Conshohocken is also home to many people who can 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.
In Conshohocken, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Conshohocken is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Conshohocken is a pretty powerful place. 55.35% of the adults in Conshohocken have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Conshohocken in 2010 was $42,948, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,792 for a family of four. However, Conshohocken contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Conshohocken home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conshohocken residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Conshohocken include Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Conshohocken is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.