Baldwin is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 19,819 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Baldwin is the 48th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs, Baldwin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Baldwin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Baldwin is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baldwin who work in office and administrative support (16.72%), sales jobs (10.16%), and management occupations (6.39%).
Also of interest is that Baldwin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Baldwin is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Baldwin’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Baldwin, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.22 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small borough, Baldwin has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of people in Baldwin who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.24% of adults in Baldwin have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Baldwin in 2010 was $27,395, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,580 for a family of four. However, Baldwin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Baldwin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Baldwin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baldwin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Baldwin include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Baldwin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.