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.
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In South Park Township, the average commute to work is 31.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, South Park Township has a lot of people using a streetcar to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on a streetcar are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of South Park Township are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 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 upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. 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.