Kersey is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 918 people and just one neighborhood, Kersey is the 801st largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Kersey is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.44% of the Kersey workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Kersey is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kersey who work in sales jobs (14.96%), office and administrative support (10.43%) and maintenance occupations (8.07%).
A relatively large number of people in Kersey telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Kersey is worth considering.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.08 minutes getting to work every day.