Mountain Top is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,013 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mountain Top is the 92nd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Mountain Top is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mountain Top is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Top who work in office and administrative support (15.12%), sales jobs (11.05%), and healthcare (10.50%).
Because of many things, Mountain Top is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mountain Top a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mountain Top has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mountain Top’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Mountain Top citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.76% of adults in Mountain Top have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mountain Top in 2010 was $34,850, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,400 for a family of four. However, Mountain Top contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mountain Top home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mountain Top residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mountain Top include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mountain Top is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.