Colwyn is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,553 people and just one neighborhood, Colwyn is the 518th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Colwyn isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Colwyn are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colwyn is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Colwyn who work in sales jobs (15.70%), office and administrative support (15.06%) and community and social services (9.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Colwyn is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Colwyn, the average commute to work is 33.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of Colwyn’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
In Colwyn, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Colwyn is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.