Lansdale is a small city in Pennsylvania with slightly less than 17,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 39, skew younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Homeowners are slightly more prevalent than renters in Lansdale by a slim 53%-47% margin. Relatively high rent costs may be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,177 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $917.
Many Lansdale residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 27% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Lansdale workers take home an average annual income of nearly $73K, more than the average Pennsylvania resident. Lansdale's average income, however, is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (19%), Lansdale has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 who have completed some level of post-secondary education, as 22% possess a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Further, 7% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Lansdale residents have an average commute of about 30 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, selected by 47% of workers, while public transportation is not widely used. A small percentage of workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.