Plymouth, PA


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Plymouth is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,832 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Plymouth is the 235th largest community in Pennsylvania. Plymouth has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plymouth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plymouth is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Plymouth who work in office and administrative support (15.64%), food service (9.41%), and maintenance occupations (9.37%).

The percentage of people in Plymouth with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.80% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Plymouth in 2010 was $20,040, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,160 for a family of four.

The people who call Plymouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plymouth residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Plymouth include Irish, German, Welsh, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Plymouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.