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. Nesquehoning has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Nesquehoning is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nesquehoning is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nesquehoning who work in teaching (10.81%), sales jobs (10.71%) and healthcare suport services (9.03%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.71% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Being a small borough, Nesquehoning does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.