Gilberton is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 754 people and just one neighborhood, Gilberton is the 852nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Gilberton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Gilberton is a blue-collar town, with 45.63% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gilberton is a borough of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilberton who work in office and administrative support (11.97%), food service (10.36%) and healthcare (7.77%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Gilberton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gilberton is worth considering.
Gilberton is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.