Southampton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 46,108 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Southampton is the 12th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Southampton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Southampton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Southampton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Southampton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.05% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Southampton 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, Southampton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Southampton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Southampton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Southampton, 48.69% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Southampton in 2018 was $55,299, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $221,196 for a family of four.
The people who call Southampton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southampton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Southampton include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Southampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Russian.