Smethport is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,606 people and just one neighborhood, Smethport is the 654th largest community in Pennsylvania. Smethport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Smethport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Smethport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smethport is a borough of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smethport who work in office and administrative support (12.97%), healthcare (10.35%) and management occupations (8.89%).
Also of interest is that Smethport has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Smethport is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Smethport has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Smethport a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small borough, Smethport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.