Nesquehoning is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,279 people and just one neighborhood, Nesquehoning is the 427th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Nesquehoning was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nesquehoning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nesquehoning is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nesquehoning who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), healthcare suport services (12.77%) and sales jobs (11.84%).
A relatively large number of people in Nesquehoning telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.21% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Nesquehoning is worth considering.
Nesquehoning is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.