Yeadon, PA
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Yeadon is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,523 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Yeadon is the 88th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Yeadon is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Yeadon is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Yeadon who work in office and administrative support (20.49%), healthcare (9.87%), and healthcare suport services (8.43%).

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

One downside of living in Yeadon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Yeadon, the average commute to work is 35.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

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

In terms of college education, Yeadon is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.47% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Yeadon in 2010 was $26,828, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,312 for a family of four. However, Yeadon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

Foreign born people are also an important part of Yeadon's cultural character, accounting for 17.31% of the borough’s population.

The most common language spoken in Yeadon is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.