East Petersburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,518 people and just one neighborhood, East Petersburg is the 329th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, East Petersburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Petersburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Petersburg is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Petersburg who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), teaching (12.72%) and management occupations (12.00%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, East Petersburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East Petersburg a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, East Petersburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East Petersburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small borough, East Petersburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.