Latrobe, PA


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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, Latrobe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Latrobe are a mix 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 office and administrative support (11.56%), food service (9.03%), and healthcare (6.97%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Latrobe spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.24 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Latrobe is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.71% of adults 25 and older in Latrobe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Latrobe in 2010 was $24,378, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,512 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, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Latrobe is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.