Gordonville is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 526 people and just one neighborhood, Gordonville is the 929th largest community in Pennsylvania. Gordonville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Real Estate Prices
Gordonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Gordonville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Gordonville is a blue-collar town, with 52.17% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gordonville is a town of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gordonville who work in farm management occupations (16.52%), food service (14.78%) and management occupations (6.09%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.33% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Gordonville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gordonville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gordonville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gordonville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gordonville may be for you.
Gordonville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.