Monroeville, PA

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Living in Monroeville

Monroeville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 27,716 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Monroeville is the 25th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Monroeville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Monroeville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroeville who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), sales jobs (10.77%), and healthcare (10.64%).

Also of interest is that Monroeville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Monroeville is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Monroeville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The education level of Monroeville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.83% of adults in Monroeville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Monroeville in 2010 was $33,319, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,276 for a family of four. However, Monroeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Monroeville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Monroeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monroeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Monroeville include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Monroeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.