East McKeesport is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,120 people and just one neighborhood, East McKeesport is the 584th largest community in Pennsylvania. East McKeesport has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, East McKeesport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East McKeesport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East McKeesport is a borough of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East McKeesport who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), healthcare (10.08%) and sales jobs (8.40%).
A relatively large number of people in East McKeesport telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.49% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle