Scottdale, PA


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Scottdale is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,251 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Scottdale is the 342nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Scottdale has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Scottdale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Scottdale is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottdale who work in office and administrative support (12.25%), sales jobs (11.38%), and healthcare suport services (8.07%).

Also of interest is that Scottdale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Being a small borough, Scottdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Scottdale are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.48% of adults in Scottdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Scottdale in 2010 was $22,651, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,604 for a family of four. However, Scottdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Scottdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Japanese.