Mountville, PA

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Living in Mountville

Mountville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,855 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mountville is the 485th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mountville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mountville is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountville who work in office and administrative support (13.03%), management occupations (9.34%), and healthcare (8.62%).

Of important note, Mountville is also a borough of artists. Mountville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mountville’s character.

Even though Mountville is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The population of Mountville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Mountville, 24.74% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mountville in 2010 was $28,361, 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 $113,444 for a family of four. However, Mountville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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