North East is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,172 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.
North East is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North East is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North East who work in office and administrative support (15.18%), sales jobs (12.37%), and management occupations (8.86%).
The percentage of people in North East who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.53% of adults in North East have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North East in 2010 was $22,260, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,040 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 Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in North East is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.