Jersey Shore is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,279 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, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jersey Shore who work in management occupations (11.29%), food service (11.19%), and office and administrative support (8.46%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Jersey Shore rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.90% of adults 25 and older in Jersey Shore have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Jersey Shore in 2010 was $19,838, 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 $79,352 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Jersey Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.