Elkland is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,779 people and just one neighborhood, Elkland is the 629th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Elkland was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Elkland is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.37% of the Elkland workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Elkland is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkland who work in office and administrative support (10.03%), sales jobs (7.87%) and teaching (5.84%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Elkland is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Elkland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Elkland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small borough, Elkland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.