Langhorne, PA
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Langhorne is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,599 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Langhorne is the 660th largest community in Pennsylvania. Langhorne has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

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 management occupations (11.56%), sales jobs (11.02%), and office and administrative support (8.57%).

In addition, Langhorne is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

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 population of Langhorne is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.34% of adults in Langhorne have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Langhorne in 2010 was $34,398, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,592 for a family of four. However, Langhorne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Langhorne is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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 Other Asian languages.