Peach Bottom is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,736 people and just one neighborhood, Peach Bottom is the 253rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Peach Bottom real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Peach Bottom house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Peach Bottom is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.65% of the Peach Bottom workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Peach Bottom is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Peach Bottom who work in management occupations (11.35%), office and administrative support (10.50%) and food service (7.11%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town 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, Peach Bottom has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Peach Bottom a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Peach Bottom does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.