Edgeworth is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,670 people and just one neighborhood, Edgeworth is the 652nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Edgeworth has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Edgeworth home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Edgeworth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Edgeworth is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 96.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edgeworth is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgeworth who work in management occupations (20.61%), sales jobs (15.91%) and healthcare (9.68%).
Of important note, Edgeworth is also a borough of artists. Edgeworth has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Edgeworth’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Edgeworth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.50% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Edgeworth is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Edgeworth is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Edgeworth a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Edgeworth has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Edgeworth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.