Landenberg, PA
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Living in Landenberg


Landenberg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,969 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Landenberg is the 85th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Landenberg home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Landenberg real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Landenberg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Landenberg is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Landenberg who work in management occupations (18.96%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and sales jobs (8.81%).

Also of interest is that Landenberg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Landenberg 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, Landenberg really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Landenberg 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.

One downside of living in Landenberg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Landenberg, the average commute to work is 30.74 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small town, Landenberg 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 Landenberg, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Landenberg is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 56.68% 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 Landenberg in 2010 was $55,657, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,628 for a family of four.

The people who call Landenberg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Landenberg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Landenberg include German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Landenberg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.