Wexford, PA
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Living in Wexford


Wexford is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 25,663 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wexford is the 34th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Wexford home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Wexford real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Wexford is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wexford is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wexford who work in management occupations (16.91%), healthcare (13.07%), and sales jobs (11.42%).

Also of interest is that Wexford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Wexford is also a town of artists. Wexford has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wexford’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Wexford telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.69% 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.

Wexford 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, Wexford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Wexford is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wexford, the average commute to work is 30.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wexford. 73.09% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wexford in 2010 was $62,048, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $248,192 for a family of four.

Wexford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wexford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wexford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wexford include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Wexford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.