Beaver is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,420 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Beaver is the 327th largest community in Pennsylvania. Beaver has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Beaver isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Beaver are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beaver is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beaver who work in sales jobs (14.33%), office and administrative support (13.71%), and healthcare (11.94%).
Also of interest is that Beaver has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Beaver are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.04% of adults in Beaver have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Beaver in 2010 was $30,628, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,512 for a family of four. However, Beaver contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Beaver home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beaver residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Beaver include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Beaver is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.