Narvon, PA
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Narvon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,557 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Narvon is the 109th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Narvon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.70% of the Narvon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Narvon is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Narvon who work in management occupations (12.75%), office and administrative support (11.26%), and sales jobs (9.80%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.41% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Overall, Narvon’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Narvon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Narvon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Narvon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Narvon may be for you.

The rate of college-level education in Narvon is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.57% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Narvon in 2010 was $23,139, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,556 for a family of four. However, Narvon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Narvon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Narvon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Narvon include Pennsylvania German, Irish, Swiss, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Narvon is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and German.