Glassport, PA


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Glassport is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,420 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glassport is the 330th largest community in Pennsylvania. Glassport has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Glassport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glassport is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glassport who work in office and administrative support (16.68%), sales jobs (15.12%), and food service (8.86%).

The citizens of Glassport are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.26% of adults in Glassport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Glassport in 2010 was $19,299, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,196 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Glassport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.