Adamstown is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,837 people and just one neighborhood, Adamstown is the 636th largest community in Pennsylvania. Adamstown has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Adamstown, where the median household income is $63,487.
Real Estate Prices
Adamstown real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Adamstown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Adamstown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Adamstown is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adamstown who work in office and administrative support (14.65%), sales jobs (13.02%) and management occupations (12.51%).
Also of interest is that Adamstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Adamstown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.79% 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