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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Wexford 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, Wexford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wexford 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 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.
If knowledge is power, Wexford is a pretty powerful place. 73.09% of the adults in Wexford have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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.