East Lansdowne is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,668 people and just one neighborhood, East Lansdowne is the 503rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in East Lansdowne was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
East Lansdowne is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Lansdowne is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Lansdowne who work in office and administrative support (15.83%), food service (9.62%) and personal care services (9.55%).
Also of interest is that East Lansdowne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in East Lansdowne is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In East Lansdowne, the average commute to work is 30.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of East Lansdowne’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
In East Lansdowne, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though East Lansdowne is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.