Jersey Shore is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,139 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jersey Shore is the 343rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Jersey Shore has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jersey Shore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jersey Shore is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jersey Shore who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), management occupations (9.15%), and food service (8.58%).
The overall crime rate in Jersey Shore is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The citizens of Jersey Shore have a very low rate of college education: just 8.09% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Jersey Shore in 2018 was $22,056, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,224 for a family of four. However, Jersey Shore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Jersey Shore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jersey Shore residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Jersey Shore include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Jersey Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.