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Newtown Square, PA
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Newtown Square profile


Living in Newtown Square



Newtown Square is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 23,641 people and five associated neighborhoods, Newtown Square is the 36th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Newtown Square home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Newtown Square real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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.

Of important note, Newtown Square is also a town of artists. Newtown Square has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Newtown Square’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 19.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Newtown Square. 63.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Newtown Square in 2022 was $77,040, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $308,160 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.