New Columbia is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,050 people and just one neighborhood, New Columbia is the 785th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
New Columbia is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Columbia is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Columbia who work in office and administrative support (19.39%), sales jobs (17.45%) and food service (13.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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 Columbia 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 Columbia has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New Columbia than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New Columbia may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of New Columbia spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.55 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, New Columbia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.