Montoursville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,549 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Montoursville is the 319th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Montoursville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montoursville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montoursville who work in sales jobs (15.46%), office and administrative support (13.74%), and food service (10.86%).
It is a fairly quiet borough because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Montoursville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Montoursville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Montoursville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Montoursville may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Montoursville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.66 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Montoursville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.73% of adults 25 and older in Montoursville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Montoursville in 2010 was $25,469, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,876 for a family of four. However, Montoursville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Montoursville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montoursville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Montoursville include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Montoursville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.