Dallastown is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,857 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dallastown is the 368th largest community in Pennsylvania. Dallastown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Dallastown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dallastown is a borough of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dallastown who work in sales jobs (19.00%), management occupations (9.69%), and office and administrative support (9.40%).
Of important note, Dallastown is also a borough of artists. Dallastown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dallastown’s character.
Dallastown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The percentage of adults in Dallastown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.31% of adults in Dallastown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dallastown in 2018 was $24,940, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,760 for a family of four. However, Dallastown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Dallastown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dallastown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dallastown include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Dallastown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.