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. Much of the housing stock in New Florence was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, New Florence isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Florence are a mix 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 (17.14%), office and administrative support (11.79%), and food service (7.50%).
Overall, New Florence’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small borough, New Florence does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In New Florence, just 9.24% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in New Florence in 2010 was $20,445, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,780 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, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in New Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.