Felton, PA


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Felton is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 505 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Felton is the 933rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Felton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Felton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Felton is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Felton who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), management occupations (9.81%), and sales jobs (9.43%).

Because of many things, Felton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Felton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Felton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Felton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.11 minutes every day commuting to work.

The rate of college-level education in Felton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.56% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Felton in 2010 was $23,804, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,216 for a family of four. However, Felton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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