Narberth is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,492 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Narberth is the 340th largest community in Pennsylvania. Narberth has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Narberth home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Narberth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Narberth is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 95.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Narberth is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Narberth who work in sales jobs (13.43%), management occupations (13.24%), and office and administrative support (10.25%).
Also of interest is that Narberth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Narberth is also a borough of artists. Narberth has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Narberth’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Narberth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 27.75% 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, Narberth 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.
Despite being a small borough, Narberth 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.
If knowledge is power, Narberth is a pretty powerful place. 78.93% of the adults in Narberth 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 Narberth in 2018 was $75,119, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $300,476 for a family of four.
Narberth is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Narberth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Narberth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Narberth include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Narberth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.