Pitcairn is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,264 people and just one neighborhood, Pitcairn is the 432nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Pitcairn has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Pitcairn isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pitcairn are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pitcairn is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pitcairn who work in office and administrative support (15.97%), healthcare suport services (11.61%) and food service (9.50%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Pitcairn is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pitcairn, the average commute to work is 30.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of Pitcairn’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Despite the fact that it is a small borough, Pitcairn 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.