Elverson, PA

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Living in Elverson

Elverson is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,308 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elverson is the 741st largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Elverson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Elverson is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elverson who work in management occupations (12.36%), sales jobs (11.42%), and food service (9.08%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

One downside of living in Elverson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Elverson, the average commute to work is 31.02 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small borough, Elverson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Elverson is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.18% of adults in Elverson have a college degree.

The per capita income in Elverson in 2018 was $37,469, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,876 for a family of four. However, Elverson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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