Narberth is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,295 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Narberth is the 347th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Narberth was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
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 97.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Narberth is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Narberth who work in teaching (20.57%), office and administrative support (11.54%) and management occupations (10.86%).
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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Narberth is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
If knowledge is power, Narberth is a pretty powerful place. 70.72% 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 2010 was $52,181, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $208,724 for a family of four.
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, Italian, German, English, Scottish and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Narberth is English. Some people also speak German.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,875|
|NARBERTH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||60.20%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||39.80%|
|TYPE OF NARBERTH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||39.23%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||22.47%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||19.76%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||18.53%|
|SIZE OF NARBERTH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.59%|
|AGE OF NARBERTH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||7.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.79%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||60.28%|
|NARBERTH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$421,691|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,386|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||2.92%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.89%|
|$104,001 - $209,000||4.34%|
|$209,001 - $313,000||11.52%|
|$313,001 - $418,000||30.12%|
|$418,001 - $522,000||23.83%|
|$522,001 - $784,000||26.40%|
|$784,001 - $1,045,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF NARBERTH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.94%|
|5 TO 17||16.27%|
|18 TO 24||5.59%|
|25 TO 34||17.90%|
|35 TO 54||25.77%|
|55 TO 64||16.58%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.94%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.55%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$88,090|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$52,181|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.11%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (24.34%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.51%)
Real estate (3.50%)
Information Technology (3.09%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.23%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.40%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.42%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.56%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (26.98%)
Eastern European (3.75%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.90%)
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