Orwigsburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,002 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Orwigsburg is the 452nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Orwigsburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Orwigsburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Orwigsburg is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orwigsburg who work in office and administrative support (14.27%), teaching (13.29%), and healthcare (11.19%).
Overall, Orwigsburg’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small borough, Orwigsburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Orwigsburg are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.16% of adults in Orwigsburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Orwigsburg in 2010 was $35,163, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,652 for a family of four. However, Orwigsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Orwigsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orwigsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Orwigsburg include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Orwigsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hindi and Native American languages.