Ernest is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 450 people and just one neighborhood, Ernest is the 947th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Ernest was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ernest is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.14% of the Ernest workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ernest is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ernest who work in office and administrative support (14.86%), sales jobs (11.26%) and personal care services (9.46%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Ernest is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.