Southmont is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,198 people and just one neighborhood, Southmont is the 560th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Southmont is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Southmont is a borough of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Southmont who work in office and administrative support (16.94%), management occupations (13.70%) and business and financial occupations (11.02%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Southmont is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Southmont is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Southmont really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Southmont perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.