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Lewisburg is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,775 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lewisburg is the 242nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Lewisburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Lewisburg is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lewisburg is a borough of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewisburg who work in teaching (15.85%), office and administrative support (11.15%) and food service (11.02%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Lewisburg has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Lewisburg is also a borough of artists. Lewisburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lewisburg’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 21.03% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Lewisburg is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Lewisburg area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Lewisburg maintain a good economy.
For a small borough, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Lewisburg. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Lewisburg.
The overall crime rate in Lewisburg is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small borough, Lewisburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Lewisburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.64% of adults in Lewisburg have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lewisburg in 2010 was $19,864, 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 $79,456 for a family of four. However, Lewisburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lewisburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lewisburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lewisburg include German, Irish, Italian, English, Polish and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lewisburg is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,842|
|LEWISBURG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||21.22%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||78.78%|
|TYPE OF LEWISBURG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||32.29%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.09%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||24.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.75%|
|SIZE OF LEWISBURG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.45%|
|AGE OF LEWISBURG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.64%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||29.90%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||32.73%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||34.73%|
|LEWISBURG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$166,910|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$905|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.35%|
|$53,001 - $105,000||14.48%|
|$105,001 - $211,000||55.64%|
|$211,001 - $316,000||21.04%|
|$316,001 - $422,000||2.29%|
|$422,001 - $527,000||0.00%|
|$527,001 - $791,000||3.20%|
|$791,001 - $1,054,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF LEWISBURG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.34%|
|5 TO 17||6.54%|
|18 TO 24||47.60%|
|25 TO 34||8.70%|
|35 TO 54||14.93%|
|55 TO 64||7.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.40%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.69%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$46,326|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$19,864|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||26.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (27.57%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.23%)
Public Service (3.57%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.98%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.03%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.18%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.85%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.72%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (35.06%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.13%)
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