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Rheems, PA

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Overview


Rheems is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,253 people and just one neighborhood, Rheems is the 606th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Rheems real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Rheems house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Rheems isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rheems are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rheems is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rheems who work in sales jobs (13.72%), food service (11.31%), and office and administrative support (9.23%).

A relatively large number of people in Rheems telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.35% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Rheems’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Being a small town, Rheems does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Rheems is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.58% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rheems in 2018 was $32,747, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,988 for a family of four.

The people who call Rheems home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rheems residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Rheems include German, Italian, British, Irish, and Swiss.

The most common language spoken in Rheems is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Pennsylvania. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.8% have British ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Rheems are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.8% of America'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, 41.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.2%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Rheems, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report English roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (84.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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