Glen Mills, PA

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Living in Glen Mills

Glen Mills is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 25,810 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Glen Mills is the 33rd largest community in Pennsylvania. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Glen Mills, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Glen Mills, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Glen Mills’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Glen Mills does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $126,793.00.

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

Glen Mills is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Mills is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Mills who work in management occupations (20.95%), sales jobs (11.27%), and office and administrative support (9.76%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Glen Mills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.74% 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.

Because of many things, Glen Mills is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Glen Mills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Glen Mills perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Glen Mills is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Glen Mills area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

If knowledge is power, Glen Mills is a pretty powerful place. 54.48% of the adults in Glen Mills 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 Glen Mills in 2018 was $54,877, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $219,508 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Glen Mills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.