New Florence is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 666 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Florence is the 876th largest community in Pennsylvania. New Florence has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Florence is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Florence is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Florence who work in sales jobs (16.23%), office and administrative support (12.66%), and food service (9.74%).
The overall crime rate in New Florence is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small borough, New Florence doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of New Florence has a very low overall level of education: only 9.46% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in New Florence in 2010 was $19,202, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,808 for a family of four. However, New Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Florence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Florence residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Florence include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in New Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.