Doylestown, PA


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Doylestown is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,301 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Doylestown is the 149th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Doylestown is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 89.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Doylestown is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Doylestown who work in management occupations (13.74%), sales jobs (13.09%), and office and administrative support (12.42%).

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

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

In Doylestown, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Doylestown is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Doylestown is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.98% of adults in Doylestown have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Doylestown in 2010 was $42,558, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,232 for a family of four. However, Doylestown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Doylestown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Doylestown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Doylestown include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Doylestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.