Lafayette Hill is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,992 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lafayette Hill is the 120th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Lafayette Hill home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Lafayette Hill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lafayette Hill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lafayette Hill is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lafayette Hill who work in management occupations (19.82%), business and financial occupations (10.74%), and healthcare (9.07%).
Also of interest is that Lafayette Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Lafayette Hill 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, Lafayette Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lafayette Hill 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.
Despite being a small town, Lafayette Hill 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lafayette Hill, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lafayette Hill is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.58% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lafayette Hill in 2010 was $61,017, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $244,068 for a family of four.
The people who call Lafayette Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lafayette Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lafayette Hill include Irish, German, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lafayette Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.