Orefield, PA


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Living in Orefield

Orefield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,852 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Orefield is the 110th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orefield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orefield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orefield who work in management occupations (14.94%), office and administrative support (13.41%), and sales jobs (11.50%).

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

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Orefield is worth considering.

The education level of Orefield ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Orefield, 42.62% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Orefield in 2010 was $41,445, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,780 for a family of four.

The people who call Orefield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orefield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Orefield include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Orefield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.