Pen Argyl is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,541 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pen Argyl is the 403rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Pen Argyl has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Pen Argyl isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pen Argyl are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pen Argyl is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pen Argyl who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), management occupations (8.84%), and healthcare (8.19%).
Pen Argyl is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Pen Argyl who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.13% of the adults in Pen Argyl have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pen Argyl in 2010 was $21,532, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,128 for a family of four. However, Pen Argyl contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pen Argyl home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pen Argyl residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pen Argyl include Italian, Irish, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Pen Argyl is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.