Saint Thomas is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,964 people and just one neighborhood, Saint Thomas is the 237th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Saint Thomas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Saint Thomas is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saint Thomas who work in healthcare (13.22%), office and administrative support (12.27%) and management occupations (11.57%).
A relatively large number of people in Saint Thomas telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.43% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Saint Thomas 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. Saint Thomas has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Saint Thomas than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Saint Thomas may be for you.
Saint Thomas 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.