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
Because of many things, Richboro 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, Richboro really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Richboro 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 Richboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.29 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Richboro is a smaller town, 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.