Huntingdon Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 16,700 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Huntingdon Valley is the 55th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Huntingdon Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Huntingdon Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Huntingdon Valley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Huntingdon Valley is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntingdon Valley who work in management occupations (14.94%), healthcare (12.17%), and sales jobs (11.28%).
Also of interest is that Huntingdon Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Huntingdon Valley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Huntingdon Valley, the average commute to work is 31.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Huntingdon Valley, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Huntingdon Valley is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Huntingdon Valley is a pretty powerful place. 53.88% of the adults in Huntingdon Valley 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 Huntingdon Valley in 2010 was $48,297, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,188 for a family of four.
Huntingdon Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Huntingdon Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntingdon Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Huntingdon Valley include German, Italian, Russian, and Polish.
In addition, Huntingdon Valley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.25%).
The most common language spoken in Huntingdon Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Korean.