East Washington is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,972 people and just one neighborhood, East Washington is the 564th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in East Washington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Real Estate Prices
East Washington real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although East Washington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
East Washington is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Washington is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Washington who work in sales jobs (13.31%), office and administrative support (12.40%) and management occupations (11.90%).
Of important note, East Washington is also a borough of artists. East Washington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape East Washington’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
East Washington is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in East Washington enrolled in college, East Washington has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
For a small borough, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in East Washington. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to East Washington.
East Washington is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.