Roaring Spring is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,537 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Roaring Spring is the 513th largest community in Pennsylvania. Roaring Spring has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Roaring Spring is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Roaring Spring is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roaring Spring who work in office and administrative support (16.09%), sales jobs (9.45%), and teaching (6.47%).
Roaring Spring’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small borough, Roaring Spring does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Roaring Spring rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.18% of adults 25 and older in Roaring Spring have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Roaring Spring in 2010 was $23,319, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,276 for a family of four. However, Roaring Spring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Roaring Spring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roaring Spring residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Roaring Spring include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Roaring Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Korean.