Finleyville is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 448 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Finleyville is the 948th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Finleyville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Finleyville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Finleyville is a borough of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Finleyville who work in office and administrative support (13.52%), sales jobs (11.07%), and food service (5.33%).
In Finleyville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.56 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
For a small borough, Finleyville has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Finleyville exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Finleyville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.71% of adults 25 and older in Finleyville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Finleyville in 2010 was $24,476, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,904 for a family of four. However, Finleyville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Finleyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Finleyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Finleyville include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Finleyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and African languages.