Malvern is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,430 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Malvern is the 466th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Malvern home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Malvern real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Malvern is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Malvern is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Malvern who work in sales jobs (14.75%), management occupations (12.12%), and office and administrative support (10.27%).
Also of interest is that Malvern has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Malvern is also a borough of artists. Malvern has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Malvern’s character.
In addition, Malvern is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Malvern’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In Malvern, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Malvern is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Malvern is a pretty powerful place. 55.16% of the adults in Malvern have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Malvern in 2010 was $40,779, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,116 for a family of four. However, Malvern contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Malvern home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Malvern residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Malvern include German, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Malvern is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.