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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brookville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (15.06%), management occupations (9.95%), and sales jobs (6.95%).

One of the benefits of Brookville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.05 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

As is often the case in a small borough, Brookville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

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, 21.20% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Brookville in 2010 was $26,132, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,528 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.