Newtown Square is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 21,875 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Newtown Square is the 45th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Newtown Square is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Newtown Square is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newtown Square who work in management occupations (19.17%), office and administrative support (11.59%), and sales jobs (11.38%).
Also of interest is that Newtown Square has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Newtown Square 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 town’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, Newtown Square’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Newtown Square is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Newtown Square area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Newtown Square, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Newtown Square is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.41% 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 Newtown Square in 2018 was $68,001, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $272,004 for a family of four.
The people who call Newtown Square home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newtown Square residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Newtown Square include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Newtown Square is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.