Monaca, PA


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Monaca is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,649 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monaca is the 246th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, Monaca isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Monaca are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monaca is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monaca who work in office and administrative support (19.03%), sales jobs (13.13%), and management occupations (7.42%).

The education level of Monaca citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.35% of adults 25 and older in Monaca have a college degree.

The per capita income in Monaca in 2010 was $24,953, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,812 for a family of four. However, Monaca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Monaca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monaca residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Monaca include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Monaca is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German.