Glenmoore, PA

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Living in Glenmoore

Glenmoore is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,433 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Glenmoore is the 128th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Glenmoore home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Glenmoore real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Glenmoore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Glenmoore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glenmoore is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenmoore who work in management occupations (20.79%), sales jobs (11.65%), and office and administrative support (10.93%).

Also of interest is that Glenmoore 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 Glenmoore telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.30% 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.

Glenmoore 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, Glenmoore’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 Glenmoore, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.93 minutes every day commuting to work.

Glenmoore is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.01% of adults in Glenmoore have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Glenmoore in 2010 was $45,548, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,192 for a family of four. However, Glenmoore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Glenmoore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glenmoore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glenmoore include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Glenmoore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.