Perryopolis - Star Junction is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,979 people and just one neighborhood, Perryopolis - Star Junction is the 385th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Perryopolis - Star Junction is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perryopolis - Star Junction is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perryopolis - Star Junction who work in sales jobs (13.53%), office and administrative support (10.16%), and healthcare (10.10%).
Also of interest is that Perryopolis - Star Junction has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Perryopolis - Star Junction telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.28% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In Perryopolis - Star Junction, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.34 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Perryopolis - Star Junction doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Perryopolis - Star Junction overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Perryopolis - Star Junction, 21.15% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Perryopolis - Star Junction in 2018 was $31,418, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,672 for a family of four. However, Perryopolis - Star Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Perryopolis - Star Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Perryopolis - Star Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Perryopolis - Star Junction include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Perryopolis - Star Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 5.7% have Hungarian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Perryopolis - Star Junction are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 68.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 10.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (26.5%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Perryopolis - Star Junction, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report English roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (14.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (12.1%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.