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, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Essington who work in office and administrative support (20.87%), sales jobs (8.56%), and healthcare (6.74%).
Also of interest is that Essington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Essington, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Essington is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Essington with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.11% of adults in Essington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Essington in 2010 was $25,504, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,016 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 Asian. 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.