Nesquehoning is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,251 people and just one neighborhood, Nesquehoning is the 427th largest community in Pennsylvania. Nesquehoning has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nesquehoning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nesquehoning is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nesquehoning who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), healthcare suport services (12.77%) and sales jobs (11.84%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.21% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Nesquehoning has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Nesquehoning a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small borough, Nesquehoning does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.