Houtzdale is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 779 people and just one neighborhood, Houtzdale is the 844th largest community in Pennsylvania. Houtzdale has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Houtzdale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.13% of the Houtzdale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Houtzdale is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Houtzdale who work in office and administrative support (10.14%), sales jobs (9.01%) and healthcare (7.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In Houtzdale, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.49 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small borough, Houtzdale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.