Edinboro, PA


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Edinboro is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,335 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edinboro is the 211th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Edinboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Edinboro is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edinboro who work in sales jobs (12.41%), teaching (12.08%), and food service (11.43%).

Edinboro is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Edinboro to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

The education level of Edinboro ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Edinboro, 40.36% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Edinboro in 2010 was $17,467, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,868 for a family of four. However, Edinboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Edinboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edinboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edinboro include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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