Patterson Heights is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 621 people and just one neighborhood, Patterson Heights is the 893rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Patterson Heights was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Patterson Heights is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Patterson Heights is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Patterson Heights who work in management occupations (16.15%), office and administrative support (13.66%) and sales jobs (11.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Patterson Heights is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Patterson Heights is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Patterson Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.