Nanticoke, PA


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Nanticoke is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,258 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Nanticoke is the 102nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Nanticoke has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Nanticoke is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nanticoke is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nanticoke who work in office and administrative support (15.68%), sales jobs (10.90%), and healthcare (7.29%).

The percentage of adults in Nanticoke with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.34% of adults in Nanticoke have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nanticoke in 2010 was $20,034, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,136 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Nanticoke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.