Narberth is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,496 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Narberth is the 340th 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.
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.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Narberth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 29.97% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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.
Even though Narberth is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Narberth is a pretty powerful place. 78.39% of the adults in Narberth 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 Narberth in 2018 was $79,392, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $317,568 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 Irish, German, Italian, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Narberth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.