Red Lion is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,321 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Red Lion is the 216th largest community in Pennsylvania. Red Lion 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Red Lion is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Red Lion is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Red Lion who work in office and administrative support (10.67%), sales jobs (8.93%), and healthcare (7.86%).
Of important note, Red Lion is also a borough of artists. Red Lion has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Red Lion’s character.
As is often the case in a small borough, Red Lion doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Red Lion are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.53% of adults in Red Lion have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Red Lion in 2010 was $24,499, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,996 for a family of four. However, Red Lion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Red Lion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Red Lion residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Red Lion include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Red Lion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.