Mars is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,658 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mars is the 650th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Mars real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Mars house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some boroughs, Mars isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mars are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mars is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mars who work in office and administrative support (20.66%), management occupations (12.43%), and sales jobs (9.88%).
Overall, Mars’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small borough, Mars does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Mars is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.81% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mars in 2010 was $32,270, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,080 for a family of four. However, Mars contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mars home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mars residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mars include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Mars is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Italian.