Hawley, PA


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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 is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 maintenance occupations (14.99%), sales jobs (13.84%), and office and administrative support (13.01%).

Hawley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The citizens of Hawley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 17.00% of adults in Hawley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Hawley in 2010 was $20,445, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,780 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.