Emporium is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,934 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Emporium is the 590th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Emporium is a blue-collar town, with 40.43% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Emporium is a borough of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Emporium who work in office and administrative support (14.56%), management occupations (11.09%), and sales jobs (6.61%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Emporium spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.77 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small borough, Emporium doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Emporium are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.46% of adults in Emporium have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Emporium in 2010 was $26,151, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,604 for a family of four. However, Emporium contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Emporium home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Emporium residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Emporium include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Emporium is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.