Greentown, PA
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Greentown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,578 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greentown is the 170th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Greentown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greentown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greentown who work in sales jobs (15.28%), office and administrative support (13.92%), and management occupations (10.64%).

Another notable thing is that Greentown is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Greentown is worth considering.

In Greentown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Greentown citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.79% of adults in Greentown have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Greentown in 2010 was $27,603, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,412 for a family of four. However, Greentown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Greentown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.