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Grapeville, PA

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Overview


Grapeville is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 499 people and just one neighborhood, Grapeville is the 982nd largest community in Pennsylvania.

Occupations and Workforce

Grapeville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grapeville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grapeville who work in sales jobs (29.74%), community and social services (28.21%), and management occupations (18.46%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Grapeville has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Grapeville’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!) Grapeville 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. Grapeville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Grapeville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Grapeville may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Grapeville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The citizens of Grapeville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.19% of adults in Grapeville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Grapeville in 2018 was $29,908, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,632 for a family of four. However, Grapeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Grapeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grapeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grapeville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Pennsylvania German.

The most common language spoken in Grapeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Pennsylvania. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.8% have Yugoslav ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Grapeville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.8% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 39.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.8%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (7.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Grapeville, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (24.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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