Rural Valley is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 861 people and just one neighborhood, Rural Valley is the 820th largest community in Pennsylvania. Rural Valley has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Rural Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rural Valley is a borough of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rural Valley who work in office and administrative support (9.18%), healthcare (8.93%) and management occupations (7.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Rural Valley is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Rural Valley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the borough 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, Rural Valley is worth considering.