Grindstone is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 489 people and just one neighborhood, Grindstone is the 935th largest community in Pennsylvania. Grindstone has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Grindstone isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grindstone are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grindstone is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grindstone who work in healthcare (16.58%), office and administrative support (15.58%) and maintenance occupations (12.56%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Grindstone is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Grindstone has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Grindstone a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Grindstone is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Grindstone, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 98.96% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Grindstone does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.