Richland is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,549 people and just one neighborhood, Richland is the 677th largest community in Pennsylvania. Richland has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Richland, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.98% of Richland’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Richland is a borough of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richland who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), sales jobs (10.26%) and healthcare suport services (6.76%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Richland is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet borough because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Richland has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Richland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Richland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Richland may be for you.
Richland is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.