Hawley is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,152 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hawley is the 745th largest community in Pennsylvania. Hawley has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Hawley real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Hawley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some boroughs, Hawley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hawley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hawley is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawley who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (13.36%), and maintenance occupations (12.82%).
Overall, Hawley’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In terms of college education, Hawley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.60% of adults 25 and older in Hawley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hawley in 2010 was $20,859, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,436 for a family of four. However, Hawley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hawley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hawley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hawley include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hawley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.