Shirleysburg is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 148 people and just one neighborhood, Shirleysburg is the 1028th largest community in Pennsylvania. Shirleysburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shirleysburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shirleysburg is a borough of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shirleysburg who work in personal care services (17.95%), teaching (12.82%) and sales jobs (10.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shirleysburg is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small borough, Shirleysburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.