Horsham, PA


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Living in Horsham

Horsham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 15,075 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Horsham is the 65th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Horsham real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Horsham 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, Horsham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Horsham is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Horsham who work in office and administrative support (18.69%), sales jobs (11.80%), and management occupations (9.62%).

Also of interest is that Horsham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Horsham 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, Horsham really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Horsham 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.

In Horsham, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Horsham is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The population of Horsham is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.46% of adults in Horsham have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Horsham in 2010 was $35,399, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,596 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Horsham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.