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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Yeadon is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Yeadon who work in office and administrative support (16.54%), healthcare (9.95%), and healthcare suport services (8.96%).
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 35.50 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.
The percentage of people in Yeadon who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.02% of adults in Yeadon have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Yeadon in 2010 was $25,547, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,188 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 Other Subsaharan African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Yeadon's cultural character, accounting for 17.73% of the borough’s population.
The most common language spoken in Yeadon is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.