Frackville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,729 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Frackville is the 388th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Frackville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Frackville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Frackville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Frackville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Frackville who work in office and administrative support (16.96%), sales jobs (11.64%), and food service (9.76%).
The education level of Frackville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.35% of adults 25 and older in Frackville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Frackville in 2010 was $21,787, 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 $87,148 for a family of four. However, Frackville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Frackville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Frackville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Frackville include Irish, Polish, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Frackville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.