North East is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,033 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North East is the 345th largest community in Pennsylvania. North East 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, North East is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North East is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North East who work in office and administrative support (11.84%), food service (11.36%), and management occupations (9.63%).
As is often the case in a small borough, North East doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, North East is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.61% of adults 25 and older in North East have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in North East in 2018 was $26,493, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,972 for a family of four. However, North East contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call North East home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North East residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North East include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in North East is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.