Dresher, PA


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Living in Dresher

Dresher is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,053 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dresher is the 139th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Dresher is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dresher is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dresher who work in business and financial occupations (13.54%), management occupations (13.52%), and office and administrative support (12.52%).

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

Even though Dresher is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Dresher, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Dresher is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.53% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dresher in 2010 was $58,944, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,776 for a family of four.

Dresher is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dresher home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dresher residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dresher include German, Italian, Russian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Dresher is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Korean.