Douglassville, PA
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Living in Douglassville

Douglassville is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 518 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Douglassville is the 975th largest community in Pennsylvania. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Douglassville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Douglassville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Douglassville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Douglassville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $29,884.00.

Douglassville real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Douglassville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Douglassville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Douglassville is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Douglassville who work in computer science and math (71.74%), art, media, and design (13.04%), and healthcare (2.17%).

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

Of important note, Douglassville is also a town of artists. Douglassville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Douglassville’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 71.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.77 minutes getting to work every day.

Douglassville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The overall education level of Douglassville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.39% of adults in Douglassville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Douglassville in 2018 was $35,654, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,616 for a family of four. However, Douglassville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Douglassville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Douglassville residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Douglassville include Italian, German, Pennsylvania German, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Douglassville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.