Lansdale is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 16,521 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Lansdale is the 57th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Lansdale real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Lansdale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some boroughs, Lansdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lansdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lansdale is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lansdale who work in office and administrative support (16.16%), sales jobs (10.78%), and management occupations (7.46%).
Also of interest is that Lansdale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Lansdale, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lansdale is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Lansdale is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.95% of adults in Lansdale have a college degree.
The per capita income in Lansdale in 2010 was $28,187, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,748 for a family of four. However, Lansdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lansdale is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Lansdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lansdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lansdale include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lansdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.