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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lansdale who work in office and administrative support (11.76%), sales jobs (10.82%), and management occupations (8.14%).
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.
Even though Lansdale is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The population of Lansdale 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: 35.14% of adults in Lansdale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lansdale in 2010 was $32,216, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,864 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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Lansdale's cultural character, accounting for 17.86% of the borough’s population.
The most common language spoken in Lansdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.