Barto, PA


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Barto is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,244 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Barto is the 279th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Barto real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Barto house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Barto is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barto is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barto who work in office and administrative support (13.31%), management occupations (12.17%), and sales jobs (7.57%).

Of important note, Barto is also a town of artists. Barto has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Barto’s character.

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

The town 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, Barto has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Barto a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Barto is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Barto, the average commute to work is 31.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Barto overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Barto, 23.59% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Barto in 2010 was $35,964, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,856 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Barto is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.