Glen Mills is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 25,810 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Glen Mills is the 33rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Glen Mills has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Glen Mills, where the median household income is $126,793.00.
Glen Mills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Glen Mills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Glen Mills is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Mills is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Mills who work in management occupations (20.95%), sales jobs (11.27%), and office and administrative support (9.76%).
Also of interest is that Glen Mills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Glen Mills is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Glen Mills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Glen Mills is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Glen Mills area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Glen Mills, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Glen Mills is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.48% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Glen Mills in 2018 was $54,877, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $219,508 for a family of four.
Glen Mills is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Glen Mills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glen Mills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Glen Mills include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Glen Mills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.