South Park Township is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 13,498 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Park Township is the 75th largest community in Pennsylvania.
South Park Township is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Park Township is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Park Township who work in office and administrative support (12.67%), management occupations (12.64%), and sales jobs (11.39%).
Also of interest is that South Park Township has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
South Park Township 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, South Park Township’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 South Park Township, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.17 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.
In South Park Township, a lot of people use a streetcar to get to work every day though South Park Township is a relatively small town. Those that ride a streetcar are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The population of South Park Township is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.03% of adults in South Park Township have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Park Township in 2010 was $31,834, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,336 for a family of four. However, South Park Township contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call South Park Township home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Park Township residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in South Park Township include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in South Park Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.