Dunmore, PA


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Dunmore is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 13,379 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dunmore is the 69th largest community in Pennsylvania. Dunmore has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Dunmore is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dunmore is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunmore who work in office and administrative support (16.28%), sales jobs (10.41%), and management occupations (9.60%).

One of the benefits of Dunmore is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.83 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.

In terms of college education, Dunmore is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.57% of adults in Dunmore have a college degree.

The per capita income in Dunmore in 2010 was $26,600, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,400 for a family of four. However, Dunmore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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