Duncannon is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,487 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Duncannon is the 675th largest community in Pennsylvania. Duncannon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs, Duncannon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Duncannon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Duncannon is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Duncannon who work in office and administrative support (20.89%), management occupations (8.70%), and food service (5.68%).
One downside of living in Duncannon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Duncannon, the average commute to work is 31.12 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. However, it is a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of Duncannon’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Duncannon rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.71% of adults 25 and older in Duncannon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Duncannon in 2010 was $24,129, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,516 for a family of four. However, Duncannon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Duncannon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Duncannon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Duncannon include Irish, Pennsylvania German, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Duncannon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Gujarathi.