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. Glen Rock has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs, Glen Rock isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Glen Rock are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glen Rock is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Rock who work in sales jobs (14.16%), office and administrative support (11.42%), and management occupations (8.67%).
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.
Because of many things, Glen Rock is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Glen Rock really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Glen Rock perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Glen Rock, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.63 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small borough, Glen Rock doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Glen Rock who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.26% of adults in Glen Rock have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glen Rock in 2018 was $29,323, 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 $117,292 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, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Glen Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.