Wyncote, PA
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Wyncote is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,063 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wyncote is the 459th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Wyncote is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wyncote is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wyncote who work in management occupations (16.60%), teaching (13.08%), and office and administrative support (9.24%).

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

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.64% 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.

In Wyncote, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Wyncote is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Wyncote is a pretty powerful place. 53.59% of the adults in Wyncote 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 Wyncote in 2010 was $41,197, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,788 for a family of four. However, Wyncote contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Wyncote is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.