Penbrook is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,975 people and just one neighborhood, Penbrook is the 464th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Penbrook is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Penbrook is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Penbrook who work in office and administrative support (17.86%), sales jobs (13.97%) and management occupations (5.86%).
Also of interest is that Penbrook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Penbrook is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.61 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Despite the fact that it is a small borough, Penbrook has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the borough for affordable transportation.