Enola, PA


Enola profile

Living in Enola

Enola is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,397 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Enola is the 226th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Enola is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Enola is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Enola who work in office and administrative support (26.72%), sales jobs (8.49%), and food service (6.91%).

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

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Enola, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Enola provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Enola is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Enola isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 82.42% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Being a small town, Enola does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Enola are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.08% of adults in Enola have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Enola in 2010 was $22,814, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,256 for a family of four.

Enola is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Enola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Enola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Enola include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Enola is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Spanish.