Jessup is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,600 people and just one neighborhood, Jessup is the 316th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Jessup was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Jessup is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jessup is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jessup who work in office and administrative support (18.96%), healthcare (9.62%) and sales jobs (8.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Jessup is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Jessup’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Jessup spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.75 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.