Collingdale has the 2741st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Collingdale is part of the Philadelphia metro area. Unemployment in the Philadelphia area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Philadelphia has the 8th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Collingdale is above average at $52,550, and the median cost of a home in Collingdale is $122,400, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Collingdale hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Collingdale. 73% of Collingdale workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Collingdale spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.