Shavertown is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,013 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shavertown is the 599th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shavertown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shavertown is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shavertown who work in sales jobs (14.63%), office and administrative support (11.97%), and healthcare (9.32%).
Because of many things, Shavertown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shavertown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Shavertown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shavertown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Shavertown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Shavertown who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.30% of adults in Shavertown have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shavertown in 2010 was $29,936, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,744 for a family of four. However, Shavertown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Shavertown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shavertown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Shavertown include German, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Shavertown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.