Emmaus, PA

Emmaus profile

Living in Emmaus

Emmaus is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,467 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Emmaus is the 90th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Emmaus is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (13.48%), sales jobs (10.40%), and business and financial occupations (7.39%).

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.

The education level of Emmaus citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.18% of adults in Emmaus have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Emmaus in 2018 was $32,236, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,944 for a family of four. However, Emmaus contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Emmaus is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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 German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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