Myerstown is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,140 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Myerstown is the 457th largest community in Pennsylvania. Myerstown has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Myerstown is a blue-collar town, with 36.87% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Myerstown is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Myerstown who work in office and administrative support (12.57%), food service (9.15%), and healthcare (7.54%).
Myerstown is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Myerstown, just 10.81% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Myerstown in 2010 was $21,276, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,104 for a family of four. However, Myerstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Myerstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Myerstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Myerstown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.88% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Myerstown include English, Italian, Polish, and Pennsylvania German.
The most common language spoken in Myerstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.