Macungie is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,178 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Macungie is the 454th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Macungie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Macungie is a borough of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Macungie who work in management occupations (12.85%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and business and financial occupations (8.91%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.08% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Macungie’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small borough, Macungie does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Macungie is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.62% of adults in Macungie have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Macungie in 2018 was $35,431, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,724 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, English, Irish, Slovak, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Macungie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.