Hermitage, PA


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Hermitage is a medium-sized city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 16,028 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hermitage is the 58th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Hermitage is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hermitage is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hermitage who work in sales jobs (13.96%), office and administrative support (12.63%), and healthcare (9.27%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hermitage has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hermitage has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hermitage than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hermitage may be for you.

One of the benefits of Hermitage is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.99 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The overall education level of Hermitage citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.78% of adults in Hermitage have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Hermitage in 2010 was $29,136, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,544 for a family of four. However, Hermitage contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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