Narberth is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,309 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Narberth is the 347th largest community in Pennsylvania. Narberth has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Narberth home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Narberth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Narberth is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 96.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Narberth is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Narberth who work in teaching (19.61%), management occupations (11.86%), and healthcare (10.76%).
Of important note, Narberth is also a borough of artists. Narberth has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Narberth’s character.
Also of interest is that Narberth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Narberth is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Narberth is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Narberth 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 borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Narberth has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Narberth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Narberth, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Narberth is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Narberth, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Narberth is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 72.60% 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 Narberth in 2010 was $51,462, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,848 for a family of four.
Narberth is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Narberth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Narberth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Narberth include German, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Narberth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and French.