Rutledge is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 797 people and just one neighborhood, Rutledge is the 848th largest community in Pennsylvania. Rutledge has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Rutledge real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Rutledge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Rutledge is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rutledge is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rutledge who work in teaching (12.50%), office and administrative support (11.52%) and management occupations (8.82%).
Of important note, Rutledge is also a borough of artists. Rutledge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rutledge’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Rutledge has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Rutledge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Rutledge is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rutledge really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rutledge perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Rutledge is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.