Most Expensive Fort Washington Neighborhoods
Fort Washington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,584 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fort Washington is the 262nd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Fort Washington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Fort Washington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Fort Washington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fort Washington is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Washington who work in management occupations (16.33%), teaching (12.98%) and healthcare (10.17%).
Also of interest is that Fort Washington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Fort Washington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.35% 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.
In addition, Fort Washington 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, Fort Washington 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, Fort Washington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fort Washington 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.
Despite being a small town, Fort Washington has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Fort Washington. 69.14% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fort Washington in 2010 was $55,237, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,948 for a family of four.
Fort Washington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Washington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Washington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fort Washington include German, Irish, Italian, English, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Fort Washington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|FORT WASHINGTON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,006|
|FORT WASHINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||87.12%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||12.88%|
|TYPE OF FORT WASHINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||68.69%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.85%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.54%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.36%|
|SIZE OF FORT WASHINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.98%|
|AGE OF FORT WASHINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.72%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.85%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||30.79%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||17.64%|
|FORT WASHINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$447,185|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,731|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||3.19%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.89%|
|$104,001 - $209,000||5.70%|
|$209,001 - $313,000||25.10%|
|$313,001 - $418,000||13.14%|
|$418,001 - $522,000||23.70%|
|$522,001 - $784,000||25.49%|
|$784,001 - $1,045,000||2.35%|
|PEOPLE OF FORT WASHINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.29%|
|5 TO 17||20.89%|
|18 TO 24||6.35%|
|25 TO 34||7.79%|
|35 TO 54||26.91%|
|55 TO 64||16.80%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.96%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.91%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$112,500|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$55,237|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||1.36%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.51%)
Public Service (4.29%)
Information Technology (2.31%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.64%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.16%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.16%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.37%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.99%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (25.57%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.55%)
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