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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

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 (14.03%), sales jobs (12.08%), and healthcare suport services (7.94%).

Scottdale is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Scottdale who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.44% of the adults in Scottdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Scottdale in 2010 was $22,922, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,688 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 Japanese and Spanish.