Havertown, PA
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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 89.87% 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 (13.75%), management occupations (12.58%), and sales jobs (11.96%).

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". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Havertown is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Havertown, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

If knowledge is power, Havertown is a pretty powerful place. 52.21% of the adults in Havertown 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 Havertown in 2010 was $40,312, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,248 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 Italian and Spanish.