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Mont Clare, PA

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Overview


Mont Clare is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,852 people and just one neighborhood, Mont Clare is the 674th largest community in Pennsylvania. Mont Clare has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Mont Clare is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mont Clare is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mont Clare who work in sales jobs (18.33%), management occupations (8.47%), and office and administrative support (8.13%).

Of important note, Mont Clare is also a town of artists. Mont Clare has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mont Clare’s character.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 20.27% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Mont Clare is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mont Clare, the average commute to work is 30.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Mont Clare is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

Mont Clare is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.49% of adults in Mont Clare have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mont Clare in 2022 was $59,982, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,928 for a family of four. However, Mont Clare contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mont Clare is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mont Clare home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mont Clare residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mont Clare include Italian, Irish, Russian, German, and Slovak.

In addition, Mont Clare has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.69%).

The most common language spoken in Mont Clare is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Mont Clare, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 36.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 95.0% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Russian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.3% have Slovak ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Mont Clare are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 73.3% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 61.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.8%), and 9.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Mont Clare, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (18.4%), and residents who report German roots (18.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (16.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.7%), among others. In addition, 21.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (72.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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