Saltsburg, PA


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Saltsburg is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 837 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Saltsburg is the 822nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Saltsburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Saltsburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Saltsburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Saltsburg is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Saltsburg who work in office and administrative support (15.80%), sales jobs (14.37%), and food service (8.62%).

Saltsburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

In terms of college education, Saltsburg is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.66% of adults 25 and older in Saltsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Saltsburg in 2010 was $25,074, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,296 for a family of four. However, Saltsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Saltsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saltsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saltsburg include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Saltsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.