New Albany is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 352 people and just one neighborhood, New Albany is the 973rd largest community in Pennsylvania. New Albany 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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, New Albany is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 59.71% of the New Albany workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, New Albany is a borough of construction workers and builders, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Albany who work in sales jobs (9.35%), healthcare suport services (9.35%) and office and administrative support (7.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet borough because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) New Albany has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. New Albany has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New Albany than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New Albany may be for you.
One downside of living in New Albany, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.78 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small borough, New Albany does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.