New Paris is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 182 people and just one neighborhood, New Paris is the 1023rd largest community in Pennsylvania. New Paris has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
New Paris is a blue-collar town, with 47.01% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, New Paris is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in New Paris who work in sales jobs (12.82%), office and administrative support (10.26%) and maintenance occupations (9.40%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In New Paris, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.91 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit. In addition, the borough is also quite pedestrian-friendly, because many neighborhoods are very dense and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Despite being a small borough, New Paris has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.