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 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". 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.
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.
In Lafayette Hill, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lafayette Hill is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lafayette Hill. 66.50% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
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.