Essington is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,109 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Essington is the 363rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Essington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Essington is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Essington who work in office and administrative support (24.36%), sales jobs (8.10%), and management occupations (6.36%).
In Essington, just 11.27% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Essington in 2010 was $24,790, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,160 for a family of four. However, Essington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Essington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Essington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Essington include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Essington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.