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 has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
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.
Mars is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mars is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mars who work in office and administrative support (21.57%), sales jobs (12.23%), and management occupations (8.52%).
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.
As is often the case in a small borough, Mars doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Mars citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.98% of adults in Mars have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mars in 2010 was $30,894, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,576 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, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mars is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.