Millerstown is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 670 people and just one neighborhood, Millerstown is the 880th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Millerstown was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Millerstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Millerstown is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Millerstown who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), teaching (11.49%) and healthcare (10.63%).
Of important note, Millerstown is also a borough of artists. Millerstown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Millerstown’s character.
Also of interest is that Millerstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Millerstown is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Millerstown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Millerstown perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Millerstown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.19 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small borough, Millerstown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.