New Columbus is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 226 people and just one neighborhood, New Columbus is the 1013th largest community in Pennsylvania. New Columbus 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, New Columbus isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Columbus are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Columbus is a borough of managers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Columbus who work in business and financial occupations (14.77%), healthcare (11.36%) and healthcare suport services (9.09%).
Also of interest is that New Columbus has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
New Columbus’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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 Columbus 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 Columbus has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New Columbus than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New Columbus may be for you.
New Columbus is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.