New Philadelphia is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,067 people and just one neighborhood, New Philadelphia is the 772nd largest community in Pennsylvania. New Philadelphia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, New Philadelphia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.93% of the New Philadelphia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, New Philadelphia is a borough of service providers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in New Philadelphia who work in healthcare (11.04%), food service (9.09%) and office and administrative support (7.58%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in New Philadelphia 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.
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, New Philadelphia has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes New Philadelphia a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in New Philadelphia, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.68 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small borough, New Philadelphia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.