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. Much of the housing stock in Hollidaysburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Hollidaysburg is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hollidaysburg is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hollidaysburg who work in office and administrative support (13.13%), sales jobs (12.28%), and management occupations (10.81%).
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.
The education level of Hollidaysburg citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.04% of adults in Hollidaysburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hollidaysburg in 2010 was $29,427, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,708 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 Asian. 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.