Nazareth, PA

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Living in Nazareth

Nazareth is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,711 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Nazareth is the 245th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Nazareth was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Nazareth isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nazareth are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nazareth is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nazareth who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), sales jobs (11.41%), and food service (8.80%).

In terms of college education, Nazareth is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.54% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Nazareth in 2010 was $28,346, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,384 for a family of four. However, Nazareth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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