Lansdale is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 16,707 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lansdale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.11%), sales jobs (11.49%), and management occupations (7.50%).
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.
Despite being a small borough, Lansdale 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.
The education level of Lansdale citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.06% of adults in Lansdale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lansdale in 2010 was $30,291, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,164 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lansdale include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
In addition, Lansdale has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.04%).
The most common language spoken in Lansdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.