Grove City is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,193 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Grove City is the 154th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs, Grove City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grove City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grove City is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grove City who work in office and administrative support (14.44%), teaching (12.77%), and sales jobs (9.84%).
Grove City is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Grove City area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Grove City maintain a good economy.
Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.10 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small borough, Grove City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Grove City citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.42% of adults in Grove City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grove City in 2010 was $18,347, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,388 for a family of four. However, Grove City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grove City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grove City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grove City include Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Grove City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.