Hollidaysburg is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,784 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hollidaysburg is the 243rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Hollidaysburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Hollidaysburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hollidaysburg is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hollidaysburg who work in office and administrative support (15.88%), sales jobs (10.78%), and management occupations (10.31%).
Of important note, Hollidaysburg is also a borough of artists. Hollidaysburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hollidaysburg’s character.
Also of interest is that Hollidaysburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Hollidaysburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.92% of adults in Hollidaysburg have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hollidaysburg in 2010 was $28,600, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,400 for a family of four. However, Hollidaysburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hollidaysburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hollidaysburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hollidaysburg include Irish, Italian, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hollidaysburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.