Clifton Heights, PA

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Living in Clifton Heights

Clifton Heights is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,681 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clifton Heights is the 200th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Clifton Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clifton Heights is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clifton Heights who work in office and administrative support (17.18%), healthcare (9.62%), and maintenance occupations (9.02%).

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

In Clifton Heights, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.17 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small borough, Clifton Heights has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Clifton Heights is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.59% of adults 25 and older in Clifton Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Clifton Heights in 2018 was $25,820, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,280 for a family of four. However, Clifton Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Clifton Heights is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Clifton Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clifton Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clifton Heights include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Clifton Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.