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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Grantville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Grantville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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.
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.