DuBois is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,597 people and four constituent neighborhoods, DuBois is the 169th largest community in Pennsylvania. DuBois has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, DuBois isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in DuBois are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, DuBois is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in DuBois who work in office and administrative support (11.39%), sales jobs (10.94%), and food service (8.18%).
One of the benefits of DuBois is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.17 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in DuBois who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.68% of the adults in DuBois have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in DuBois in 2010 was $21,734, 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 $86,936 for a family of four. However, DuBois contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call DuBois home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of DuBois residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in DuBois include Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in DuBois is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.