Willow Grove, PA

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Living in Willow Grove

Willow Grove is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 15,882 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Willow Grove is the 61st largest community in Pennsylvania.

Willow Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Willow Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Willow Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Willow Grove is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willow Grove who work in sales jobs (13.14%), office and administrative support (11.23%), and management occupations (9.67%).

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

Even though Willow Grove is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The education level of Willow Grove ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Willow Grove, 42.23% 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 Willow Grove in 2018 was $34,962, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,848 for a family of four. However, Willow Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Willow Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.