Macungie, PA

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Living in Macungie

Macungie is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,166 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Macungie is the 454th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Macungie real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Macungie house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some boroughs, Macungie isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Macungie are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Macungie is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macungie who work in office and administrative support (13.39%), food service (11.51%), and healthcare (9.59%).

Also of interest is that Macungie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall crime rate in Macungie 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.

Macungie is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Macungie is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.57% of adults in Macungie have a college degree.

The per capita income in Macungie in 2010 was $30,556, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,224 for a family of four. However, Macungie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Macungie is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Macungie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Macungie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Macungie include German, Irish, Slovak, English, and Italian.

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