The small town of Exton, Pennsylvania is home to approximately 5,000 residents. It's a great place to set out on your own, as young professionals account for a higher percentage of the population here (18%) than nationally (15%). Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 39, is younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Home ownership is less common than renting in Exton, and 44% of residents own their homes despite paying roughly $636 per month more in rent than the state average.
Exton has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, selected by 48% of residents, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking (3%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number does exceed the national average.
Compared to the national average (7%), Exton has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 18% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 23% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. If you're looking for a number of career options, Exton has them in spades. The five most common industries are manufacturing, scientific, retail, education, and finance. Combined, these industries make up 37% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in management, as 12% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of nearly $99K, Exton workers earn more than the average Pennsylvania resident. Exton's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.