Jersey Shore is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,187 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.
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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jersey Shore who work in food service (12.40%), office and administrative support (10.40%), and management occupations (9.02%).
The citizens of Jersey Shore are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.26% of adults in Jersey Shore have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Jersey Shore in 2010 was $22,573, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,292 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.