Rural Valley is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 861 people and just one neighborhood, Rural Valley is the 820th largest community in Pennsylvania. Rural Valley 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
Unlike some boroughs, Rural Valley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rural Valley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rural Valley is a borough of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rural Valley who work in healthcare (10.79%), office and administrative support (10.13%) and food service (7.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Rural Valley is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rural Valley really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rural Valley perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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, Rural Valley is worth considering.