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. Much of the housing stock in Beaver was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Beaver is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (15.93%), sales jobs (14.23%), and healthcare (11.02%).
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: 39.23% of adults in Beaver have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Beaver in 2010 was $31,738, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,952 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 Black or African-American. 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.