Baldwin, PA


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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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Baldwin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (16.92%), sales jobs (10.43%), and management occupations (6.48%).

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.

Because of many things, Baldwin 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, Baldwin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Baldwin 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.

In Baldwin, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Baldwin is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Baldwin citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.55% of adults in Baldwin have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Baldwin in 2010 was $27,700, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,800 for a family of four. However, Baldwin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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.