Factoryville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,214 people and just one neighborhood, Factoryville is the 755th largest community in Pennsylvania. Factoryville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Factoryville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Factoryville is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Factoryville who work in sales jobs (12.17%), office and administrative support (10.22%) and food service (9.25%).
Of important note, Factoryville is also a borough of artists. Factoryville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Factoryville’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Factoryville is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Factoryville to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.