Ronco is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 209 people and just one neighborhood, Ronco is the 1086th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Ronco was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Ronco is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ronco is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ronco who work in healthcare suport services (61.11%), sales jobs (38.89%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ronco is worth considering.
One downside of living in Ronco is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ronco, the average commute to work is 31.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Ronco is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Ronco isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Ronco is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Ronco with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.52% of adults in Ronco have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ronco in 2018 was $36,868, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,472 for a family of four. However, Ronco contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ronco is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ronco home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ronco residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ronco include Other Subsaharan African, Irish, German, Serbian, and Yugoslavian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Ronco's cultural character, accounting for 16.13% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Ronco is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 90.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Slovak and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 7.2% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Ronco are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 29.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.3%), and 21.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Ronco, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Polish roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.4%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.