Murrysville, PA
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Murrysville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 20,134 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 85.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Murrysville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murrysville who work in sales jobs (12.08%), management occupations (11.12%), and office and administrative support (10.36%).

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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Murrysville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Murrysville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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 31.23 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Murrysville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Murrysville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Murrysville in 2010 was $43,063, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,252 for a family of four. However, Murrysville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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