Arona is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 356 people and just one neighborhood, Arona is the 969th largest community in Pennsylvania. Arona 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
When you are in Arona, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.35% of Arona’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Arona is a borough of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arona who work in office and administrative support (14.45%), sales jobs (10.98%) and personal care services (5.78%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.09% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
Because of many things, Arona 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, Arona really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Arona 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.
As is often the case in a small borough, Arona doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.