Dormont, PA

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Living in Dormont

Dormont is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,319 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dormont is the 144th largest community in Pennsylvania. Dormont has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Dormont is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 89.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dormont is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dormont who work in office and administrative support (16.58%), business and financial occupations (9.80%), and management occupations (8.79%).

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

Of important note, Dormont is also a borough of artists. Dormont has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dormont’s character.

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

The education level of Dormont ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Dormont, 49.02% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Dormont in 2010 was $39,028, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,112 for a family of four. However, Dormont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Dormont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.