Bushkill is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,422 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bushkill is the 96th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Bushkill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bushkill is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bushkill who work in office and administrative support (20.93%), management occupations (9.04%), and maintenance occupations (9.04%).
Another notable thing is that Bushkill is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bushkill is worth considering.
One downside of living in Bushkill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bushkill, the average commute to work is 42.53 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Bushkill has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Bushkill citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.93% of adults in Bushkill have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bushkill in 2010 was $24,992, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,968 for a family of four. However, Bushkill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bushkill is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bushkill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bushkill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bushkill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.90% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bushkill include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
In addition, Bushkill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.38%).
The most common language spoken in Bushkill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.