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Ardmore, PA
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Ardmore profile


Living in Ardmore



Ardmore is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 13,566 people and four associated neighborhoods, Ardmore is the 69th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Ardmore was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

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

Also of interest is that Ardmore 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: 22.41% 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 addition, Ardmore is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

In Ardmore, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Ardmore 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, Ardmore is a pretty powerful place. 71.67% of the adults in Ardmore 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 Ardmore in 2018 was $75,362, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $301,448 for a family of four.

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

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