Lafayette Hill is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,118 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 91.39% 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 (17.87%), business and financial occupations (10.71%), and healthcare (10.35%).
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.
Of important note, Lafayette Hill is also a town of artists. Lafayette Hill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lafayette Hill’s character.
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.
Even though Lafayette Hill is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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 65.14% 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 2018 was $60,678, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,712 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 Russian.
The most common language spoken in Lafayette Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.