Hamburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,398 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hamburg is the 346th largest community in Pennsylvania. Hamburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Hamburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hamburg is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamburg who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), sales jobs (11.37%), and food service (9.28%).
The citizens of Hamburg are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.37% of adults in Hamburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Hamburg in 2010 was $29,440, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,760 for a family of four. However, Hamburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hamburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hamburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hamburg include Irish, Italian, Pennsylvania German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Hamburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Spanish.