Hanover, PA


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Hanover is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 15,496 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Hanover is the 62nd largest community in Pennsylvania.

When you are in Hanover, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.33% of Hanover’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Hanover is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanover who work in office and administrative support (12.07%), sales jobs (10.72%), and food service (7.14%).

The percentage of adults in Hanover with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.34% of adults in Hanover have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hanover in 2010 was $26,203, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,812 for a family of four. However, Hanover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hanover include Irish, English, Italian, and Pennsylvania German.

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