Gouldsboro is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 855 people and just one neighborhood, Gouldsboro is the 817th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gouldsboro is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.66% of the Gouldsboro workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gouldsboro is a town of transportation and shipping workers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gouldsboro who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), healthcare (9.19%) and teaching (7.35%).
Also of interest is that Gouldsboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Gouldsboro 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, Gouldsboro really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Gouldsboro 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gouldsboro has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gouldsboro a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Gouldsboro 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.