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. Finleyville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Finleyville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.66% of the Finleyville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Finleyville is a borough of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Finleyville who work in office and administrative support (18.85%), sales jobs (7.79%), and healthcare (7.79%).
One downside of living in Finleyville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Finleyville, the average commute to work is 31.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Finleyville, even though it is a small borough, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, borough who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of adults in Finleyville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.78% of adults in Finleyville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Finleyville in 2010 was $26,423, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,692 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.