Brookville, PA


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Brookville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,868 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brookville is the 377th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Brookville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Brookville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brookville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brookville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookville who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), management occupations (9.22%), and sales jobs (8.30%).

Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.65 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small borough, Brookville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Brookville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Brookville, 22.27% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Brookville in 2010 was $25,298, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,192 for a family of four. However, Brookville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Brookville is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Spanish.