Media, PA
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Living in Media


Media is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,350 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Media is the 269th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Media home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Media real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Media is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 93.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Media is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Media who work in office and administrative support (12.62%), management occupations (12.21%), and sales jobs (10.21%).

Also of interest is that Media has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Even though Media 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Media. 55.69% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Media in 2010 was $41,906, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,624 for a family of four. However, Media contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Media is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Media home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Media residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Media include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Media is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.