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.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ridley Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (17.58%), sales jobs (11.01%), and management occupations (10.16%).
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.
Even though Ridley Park is a smaller borough, 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.
The overall education level of Ridley Park citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.30% of adults in Ridley Park have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ridley Park in 2010 was $33,424, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,696 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 Spanish and Gujarathi.