Richboro is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,538 people and just one neighborhood, Richboro is the 205th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Richboro home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Richboro real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Richboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Richboro is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richboro who work in sales jobs (15.88%), office and administrative support (13.60%) and management occupations (10.39%).
Also of interest is that Richboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.90% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Richboro is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Richboro’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Richboro is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Richboro, the average commute to work is 33.29 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.
Despite being a small town, Richboro has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.