Latrobe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,081 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Latrobe is the 151st largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Latrobe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Latrobe is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Latrobe who work in food service (11.21%), office and administrative support (9.99%), and sales jobs (8.34%).
The population of Latrobe overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Latrobe, 22.13% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Latrobe in 2010 was $25,109, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,436 for a family of four. However, Latrobe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Latrobe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Latrobe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Latrobe include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Latrobe is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.