Perkasie is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,471 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Perkasie is the 146th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Perkasie real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Perkasie house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some boroughs, Perkasie isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Perkasie are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perkasie is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perkasie who work in office and administrative support (15.39%), sales jobs (12.64%), and management occupations (9.44%).
Also of interest is that Perkasie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Perkasie citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.44% of adults in Perkasie have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Perkasie in 2010 was $32,854, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,416 for a family of four. However, Perkasie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Perkasie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Perkasie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Perkasie include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Perkasie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.