Furlong is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,314 people and just one neighborhood, Furlong is the 186th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Furlong was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Furlong economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Furlong, where the median household income is $98,850.
Real Estate Prices
Furlong home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Furlong real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Furlong is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Furlong is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Furlong who work in management occupations (19.41%), office and administrative support (10.80%) and business and financial occupations (10.19%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Furlong’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Furlong is worth considering.
In Furlong, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.12 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.