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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 12,301 people and three associated neighborhoods, Jefferson Hills is the 80th 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Jefferson Hills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.49% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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

Jefferson Hills is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.46% 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 2018 was $56,989, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $227,956 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson Hills include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and Slovak.

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

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