Hummelstown, PA

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Living in Hummelstown

Hummelstown is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,823 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hummelstown is the 325th largest community in Pennsylvania. Hummelstown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Hummelstown real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Hummelstown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hummelstown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hummelstown is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hummelstown who work in office and administrative support (13.59%), healthcare (12.66%), and food service (10.61%).

Also of interest is that Hummelstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Hummelstown citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.99% of adults in Hummelstown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hummelstown in 2018 was $39,423, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,692 for a family of four. However, Hummelstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Hummelstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hummelstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hummelstown include German, Irish, Italian, French, and Dutch.

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