Glen Rock is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,065 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glen Rock is the 597th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Glen Rock 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, Glen Rock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glen Rock is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Rock who work in sales jobs (14.98%), office and administrative support (11.21%), and management occupations (6.32%).
Also of interest is that Glen Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Glen Rock’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Glen Rock is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Glen Rock, the average commute to work is 33.45 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small borough, Glen Rock does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Glen Rock are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.19% of adults in Glen Rock having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Glen Rock in 2018 was $28,569, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,276 for a family of four. However, Glen Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Glen Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glen Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glen Rock include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Glen Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.