Lafayette Hill is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,864 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 91.53% 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 (20.00%), business and financial occupations (12.85%), and sales jobs (10.30%).
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.
In addition, Lafayette Hill is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Lafayette Hill is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lafayette Hill 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lafayette Hill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lafayette Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
If knowledge is power, Lafayette Hill is a pretty powerful place. 66.50% of the adults in Lafayette Hill 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 Lafayette Hill in 2010 was $60,704, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,816 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, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lafayette Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.