Hanover, PA

Hanover profile

Living in Hanover

Hanover is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 15,719 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Hanover is the 62nd largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, Hanover isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hanover are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hanover is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanover who work in sales jobs (11.45%), office and administrative support (10.93%), and management occupations (8.87%).

The education level of Hanover citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.47% of adults 25 and older in Hanover have a college degree.

The per capita income in Hanover in 2018 was $28,714, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,856 for a family of four. However, Hanover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hanover is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Hanover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hanover residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hanover include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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