Doylestown, PA

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Living in Doylestown

Doylestown is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,272 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 90.23% 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Doylestown who work in office and administrative support (14.46%), sales jobs (12.31%), and management occupations (11.44%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Doylestown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.57% 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.

The overall crime rate in Doylestown is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

If knowledge is power, Doylestown is a pretty powerful place. 52.26% of the adults in Doylestown 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 Doylestown in 2018 was $51,080, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,320 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Doylestown include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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