Manheim, PA


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Manheim is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,870 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Manheim is the 301st largest community in Pennsylvania. Manheim has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manheim is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manheim is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Manheim who work in office and administrative support (19.21%), sales jobs (9.67%), and personal care services (7.99%).

As is often the case in a small borough, Manheim doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Manheim with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.42% of adults in Manheim have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Manheim in 2010 was $21,727, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,908 for a family of four. However, Manheim contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Manheim home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manheim residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Manheim include Irish, Scottish, Italian, and Swiss.

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