Langhorne is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,589 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Langhorne is the 660th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Langhorne was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Langhorne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Langhorne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Langhorne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Langhorne is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Langhorne who work in sales jobs (10.85%), teaching (10.45%), and management occupations (9.92%).
Also of interest is that Langhorne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Langhorne, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Langhorne is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Langhorne are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.52% of adults in Langhorne have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Langhorne in 2010 was $43,620, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,480 for a family of four. However, Langhorne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Langhorne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Langhorne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Langhorne include German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Langhorne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.