North Wales, PA


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Living in North Wales

North Wales is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,250 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, North Wales is the 439th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Wales is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Wales is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Wales who work in sales jobs (12.40%), management occupations (11.53%), and food service (11.28%).

Also of interest is that North Wales has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Even though North Wales is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of North Wales are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.43% of adults in North Wales have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Wales in 2010 was $34,308, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,232 for a family of four.

North Wales is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call North Wales home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Wales residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Wales include German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in North Wales is English. Other important languages spoken here include Thai and German.