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 4,071 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Boyertown is the 367th largest community in Pennsylvania. Boyertown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

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 (13.55%), sales jobs (9.30%), and food service (8.44%).

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.

In terms of college education, Boyertown is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.44% of adults 25 and older in Boyertown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boyertown in 2018 was $30,050, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,200 for a family of four. However, Boyertown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Boyertown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Boyertown include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Pennsylvania German.

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