Millersville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,903 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Millersville is the 159th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Millersville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Millersville is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Millersville who work in sales jobs (13.92%), food service (13.47%), and office and administrative support (10.47%).
Also of interest is that Millersville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Millersville is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Millersville to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
Millersville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.15% of adults in Millersville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Millersville in 2018 was $25,569, 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 $102,276 for a family of four. However, Millersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Millersville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Millersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Millersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Millersville include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Millersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.