Rural Valley is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 878 people and just one neighborhood, Rural Valley is the 820th largest community in Pennsylvania. Rural Valley has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Real Estate Prices
Occupations and Workforce
Rural Valley is a blue-collar town, with 37.19% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Rural Valley is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rural Valley who work in office and administrative support (11.58%), healthcare (11.36%) and food service (7.80%).
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.
As is often the case in a small borough, Rural Valley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.