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.

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, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macungie who work in management occupations (12.56%), office and administrative support (12.28%), and food service (9.22%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Macungie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.31% 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.

Overall, Macungie’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

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.

The overall education level of Macungie citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.89% of adults in Macungie have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Macungie in 2010 was $33,701, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,804 for a family of four. However, Macungie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Macungie include German, English, Irish, Slovak, and Italian.

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