Stockdale - Allenport is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,564 people and just one neighborhood, Stockdale - Allenport is the 560th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Stockdale - Allenport is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Stockdale - Allenport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stockdale - Allenport who work in office and administrative support (11.72%), sales jobs (10.52%), and management occupations (8.36%).
Of important note, Stockdale - Allenport is also a town of artists. Stockdale - Allenport has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Stockdale - Allenport’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.85% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In terms of college education, Stockdale - Allenport is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.01% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Stockdale - Allenport in 2018 was $34,384, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,536 for a family of four. However, Stockdale - Allenport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Stockdale - Allenport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stockdale - Allenport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stockdale - Allenport include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Stockdale - Allenport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Stockdale - Allenport, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Slovak and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 0.8% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Stockdale - Allenport are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.1%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Stockdale - Allenport, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (20.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report German roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (14.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (10.6%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.