New Freedom is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,565 people and just one neighborhood, New Freedom is the 333rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
New Freedom real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although New Freedom house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, New Freedom isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Freedom are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Freedom is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Freedom who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), management occupations (12.04%) and sales jobs (9.55%).
Also of interest is that New Freedom has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, New Freedom is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, New Freedom is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Freedom a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, New Freedom has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Freedom’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in New Freedom is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In New Freedom, the average commute to work is 34.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.