Jefferson Hills, PA

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Living in Jefferson Hills

Jefferson Hills is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,226 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson Hills is the 98th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Jefferson Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Jefferson Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Jefferson Hills is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jefferson Hills is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson Hills who work in office and administrative support (13.88%), sales jobs (13.27%), and management occupations (12.94%).

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

Because of many things, Jefferson Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Jefferson Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Jefferson Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Jefferson Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Jefferson Hills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Jefferson Hills is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.65% of adults in Jefferson Hills have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Jefferson Hills in 2010 was $46,160, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,640 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Jefferson Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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