Bangor, PA


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Bangor is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,203 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bangor is the 272nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Bangor has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Bangor is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bangor is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bangor who work in office and administrative support (18.13%), sales jobs (8.66%), and healthcare suport services (5.30%).

Also of interest is that Bangor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small borough, Bangor doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Bangor are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.11% of adults in Bangor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Bangor in 2010 was $19,020, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,080 for a family of four. However, Bangor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bangor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bangor residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Bangor include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Bangor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.