Jamison is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,814 people and just one neighborhood, Jamison is the 173rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Jamison home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Jamison real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Jamison is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jamison is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamison who work in management occupations (18.40%), sales jobs (11.42%) and teaching (9.12%).
Also of interest is that Jamison has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Jamison 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.
Overall, Jamison’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Jamison, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.88 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small town, Jamison has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.