Media, a small town in Pennsylvania, has a population of slightly more than 5,000. Young professionals will feel welcome, as they make up an above-average percentage of the population. Most Media residents rent, and 44% of residents are homeowners despite paying roughly $245/month more in rent than the state average.
Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in Media, the most common five of which are healthcare, scientific, entertainment, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 37% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of residents work in management, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of around $85K, Media workers earn about $22,000 more than the average Pennsylvania resident. Media's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Media has a high number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 16% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 23% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Media residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 47% of residents, while public transit is used by only 7% of the population. Walking (6%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number far exceeds the national average.