Braddock is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,140 people and just one neighborhood, Braddock is the 577th largest community in Pennsylvania. Braddock has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Braddock is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Braddock is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Braddock who work in sales jobs (17.69%), food service (12.59%) and community and social services (10.54%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Braddock has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Braddock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Braddock, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.82 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 addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For a small borough, Braddock has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Braddock exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.