Newtown Square is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 22,125 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Newtown Square is the 45th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Newtown Square is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Newtown Square is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newtown Square who work in management occupations (22.15%), office and administrative support (9.85%), and sales jobs (9.75%).
Also of interest is that Newtown Square 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 Newtown Square telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.45% 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, Newtown Square 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, Newtown Square really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Newtown Square 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.
In Newtown Square, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Newtown Square 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 Newtown Square area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Newtown Square, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Newtown Square is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.58% 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 Newtown Square in 2018 was $70,076, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $280,304 for a family of four.
The people who call Newtown Square home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newtown Square residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Newtown Square include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Newtown Square is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.