Glen Mills, PA
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Glen Mills is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 25,514 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Glen Mills is the 33rd largest community in Pennsylvania. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Glen Mills, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Glen Mills, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Glen Mills’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Glen Mills does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $104,188.00.

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 89.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Mills is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Mills who work in management occupations (18.33%), office and administrative support (13.45%), and sales jobs (13.33%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.75% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Glen Mills use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Glen Mills‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

If knowledge is power, Glen Mills is a pretty powerful place. 53.32% of the adults in Glen Mills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Glen Mills in 2010 was $49,016, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,064 for a family of four.

Glen Mills is a somewhat 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glen Mills include Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Glen Mills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Langs. of India.