Ridley Park, PA


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Ridley Park is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,035 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ridley Park is the 193rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Ridley Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ridley Park is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridley Park who work in office and administrative support (17.74%), sales jobs (12.22%), and management occupations (9.92%).

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

In Ridley Park, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Ridley Park is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Ridley Park is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.37% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ridley Park in 2010 was $30,861, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,444 for a family of four. However, Ridley Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Ridley Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Gujarathi.