Emmaus, PA


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Living in Emmaus

Emmaus is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,368 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Emmaus is the 90th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Emmaus is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Emmaus is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Emmaus who work in office and administrative support (12.61%), sales jobs (10.82%), and teaching (7.97%).

Also of interest is that Emmaus has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Emmaus is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.22% of adults in Emmaus have a college degree.

The per capita income in Emmaus in 2010 was $29,080, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,320 for a family of four. However, Emmaus contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Emmaus home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Emmaus residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Emmaus include Irish, Pennsylvania German, Italian, and English.

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