Ford City, PA
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Ford City is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,878 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ford City is the 467th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Ford City 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, Ford City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ford City is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ford City who work in office and administrative support (12.85%), healthcare (9.71%), and business and financial occupations (8.38%).

The rate of college-level education in Ford City is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.84% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ford City in 2010 was $22,622, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,488 for a family of four. However, Ford City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ford City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ford City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ford City include Polish, Irish, Slovak, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Ford City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.