Saxton is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 713 people and just one neighborhood, Saxton is the 863rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Saxton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Saxton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.09% of the Saxton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Saxton is a borough of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Saxton who work in teaching (9.88%), sales jobs (8.23%) and personal care services (7.41%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Saxton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small borough, Saxton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.