Shillington is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,259 people and just one neighborhood, Shillington is the 272nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Shillington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Shillington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shillington is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shillington who work in office and administrative support (18.63%), personal care services (9.82%) and sales jobs (9.57%).
Also of interest is that Shillington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Shillington is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.