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 constituent 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: 18.67% 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". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Even though Ardmore 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Ardmore. 70.84% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ardmore in 2018 was $67,484, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $269,936 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, Italian, English, and Polish.

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