Havertown is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 37,478 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Havertown is the 18th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Havertown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Havertown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Havertown who work in office and administrative support (13.26%), management occupations (12.03%), and sales jobs (11.91%).
Also of interest is that Havertown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Havertown is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Havertown use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Havertown‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Havertown. 51.48% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Havertown in 2010 was $39,207, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,828 for a family of four.
The people who call Havertown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Havertown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Havertown include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Havertown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.