Berwyn, PA
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Living in Berwyn


Berwyn is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,775 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Berwyn is the 416th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Berwyn is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Berwyn is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwyn who work in management occupations (27.80%), business and financial occupations (10.20%), and teaching (8.71%).

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

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

A relatively large number of people in Berwyn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.13% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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, Berwyn 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.

Berwyn is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Berwyn’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Despite being a small town, Berwyn has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Berwyn, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Berwyn is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 73.23% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Berwyn in 2018 was $60,494, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $241,976 for a family of four.

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

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