Newtown Square is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 22,125 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Newtown Square is the 45th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Newtown Square is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Newtown Square is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newtown Square who work in management occupations (22.15%), office and administrative support (9.85%), and sales jobs (9.75%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Newtown Square telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.45% 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.
Because of many things, Newtown Square is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Newtown Square really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Newtown Square perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Newtown Square is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Newtown Square, the average commute to work is 30.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Newtown Square use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Newtown Square‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Newtown Square. 61.58% 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 2018 was $70,076, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $280,304 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, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Newtown Square is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.