Grantville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,796 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grantville is the 145th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Grantville real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Grantville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grantville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grantville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grantville who work in office and administrative support (13.92%), management occupations (12.12%), and sales jobs (9.49%).
Because of many things, Grantville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grantville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Grantville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grantville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Grantville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Grantville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Grantville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Grantville may be for you.
Even though Grantville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The percentage of people in Grantville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.94% of adults in Grantville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grantville in 2010 was $33,013, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,052 for a family of four. However, Grantville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grantville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grantville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grantville include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Grantville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.