Industry is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,800 people and just one neighborhood, Industry is the 622nd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Industry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Industry is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Industry who work in office and administrative support (13.64%), food service (7.82%) and sales jobs (7.72%).
Also of interest is that Industry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Industry is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Industry a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Industry has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Industry’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Industry is worth considering.