Murrysville, PA

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Living in Murrysville

Murrysville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 19,704 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Murrysville is the 46th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Murrysville real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Murrysville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Murrysville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Murrysville is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murrysville who work in management occupations (16.04%), sales jobs (10.73%), and healthcare (10.53%).

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

Because of many things, Murrysville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Murrysville 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Murrysville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Murrysville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Murrysville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Murrysville, the average commute to work is 30.71 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Murrysville is a pretty powerful place. 54.56% of the adults in Murrysville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Murrysville in 2010 was $49,479, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,916 for a family of four.

The people who call Murrysville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Murrysville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Murrysville include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Murrysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.