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. Much of the housing stock in Jersey Shore was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Jersey Shore is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jersey Shore is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jersey Shore who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), food service (8.99%), and management occupations (8.19%).
Jersey Shore’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Jersey Shore is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Jersey Shore with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.10% of adults in Jersey Shore have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jersey Shore in 2018 was $22,980, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,920 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, followed by Black or African-American. 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.