Ellwood City is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,617 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ellwood City is the 162nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Ellwood City has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Ellwood City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ellwood City is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellwood City who work in office and administrative support (12.88%), healthcare (10.31%), and sales jobs (9.51%).
The education level of Ellwood City citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.91% of adults in Ellwood City have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ellwood City in 2010 was $22,837, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,348 for a family of four. However, Ellwood City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ellwood City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellwood City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ellwood City include German, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Ellwood City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.