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. Much of the housing stock in Dallastown was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dallastown who work in sales jobs (18.56%), office and administrative support (12.02%), and business and financial occupations (9.86%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Dallastown is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The rate of college-level education in Dallastown is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.59% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dallastown in 2018 was $24,605, 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 $98,420 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 French.
The most common language spoken in Dallastown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.