Austin is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 554 people and just one neighborhood, Austin is the 913th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Austin was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Austin is a blue-collar town, with 45.57% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Austin is a borough of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Austin who work in office and administrative support (19.41%), community and social services (4.64%) and healthcare (4.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Austin’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Austin has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Austin a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Austin is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.