Cheswick, PA


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Cheswick is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,730 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cheswick is the 643rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, Cheswick isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cheswick are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cheswick is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheswick who work in office and administrative support (19.88%), sales jobs (9.44%), and management occupations (8.45%).

Also of interest is that Cheswick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Cheswick is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Cheswick is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cheswick really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cheswick perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Cheswick, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Cheswick is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Cheswick citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.42% of adults in Cheswick have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cheswick in 2010 was $32,675, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,700 for a family of four. However, Cheswick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cheswick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cheswick residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Cheswick include Italian, Irish, Polish, and Slovak.

The most common language spoken in Cheswick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.