Perkiomenville, PA

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Living in Perkiomenville

Perkiomenville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,933 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Perkiomenville is the 225th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Perkiomenville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Perkiomenville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perkiomenville who work in management occupations (14.97%), office and administrative support (11.84%), and sales jobs (9.89%).

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

Because of many things, Perkiomenville 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, Perkiomenville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Perkiomenville 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 Perkiomenville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Perkiomenville, the average commute to work is 32.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Perkiomenville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.63% of adults in Perkiomenville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Perkiomenville in 2018 was $36,851, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,404 for a family of four. However, Perkiomenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Perkiomenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.