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 85.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Park Township is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Park Township who work in sales jobs (13.17%), office and administrative support (13.08%), and management occupations (11.52%).
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.
Because of many things, South Park Township 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, South Park Township really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is South Park Township 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 South Park Township, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.96 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 South Park Township is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly a streetcar for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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: 35.97% 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 $34,136, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,544 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 German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in South Park Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.