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. Felton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Felton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Felton is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Felton who work in office and administrative support (12.86%), management occupations (8.21%), and sales jobs (7.86%).

Because of many things, Felton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Felton 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, Felton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Felton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Felton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.97 minutes every day commuting to work.

Felton is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The rate of college-level education in Felton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.55% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Felton in 2010 was $24,202, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,808 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.