Millersville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,420 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Millersville is the 159th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Millersville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 food service (16.01%), office and administrative support (12.26%), and sales jobs (11.83%).
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.
The overall education level of Millersville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.02% of adults in Millersville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Millersville in 2010 was $18,633, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,532 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Millersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.