Boyertown, PA
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Living in Boyertown

Boyertown is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,264 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Boyertown is the 355th largest community in Pennsylvania. Boyertown 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, Boyertown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Boyertown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boyertown is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyertown who work in office and administrative support (16.23%), food service (9.72%), and sales jobs (9.02%).

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

One downside of living in Boyertown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.56 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.

In terms of college education, Boyertown is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.01% of adults 25 and older in Boyertown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boyertown in 2018 was $31,410, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,640 for a family of four. However, Boyertown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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