Mars is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,625 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 home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Mars real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mars is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.53%), management occupations (14.08%), and sales jobs (11.06%).
Mars’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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 substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.76% of adults in Mars have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mars in 2010 was $33,944, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,776 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 German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Mars is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.