Sugarloaf, PA


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Living in Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,141 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sugarloaf is the 220th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Sugarloaf real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Sugarloaf house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Sugarloaf is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sugarloaf is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sugarloaf who work in office and administrative support (12.45%), management occupations (11.70%), and sales jobs (8.64%).

Also of interest is that Sugarloaf has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Sugarloaf is a college town. There are a lot of students in Sugarloaf attending college, and as a result Sugarloaf provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Sugarloaf has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Sugarloaf has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sugarloaf than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sugarloaf may be for you.

In terms of college education, Sugarloaf is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.29% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sugarloaf in 2010 was $30,046, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,184 for a family of four. However, Sugarloaf contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sugarloaf home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sugarloaf residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sugarloaf include Italian, Polish, Irish, and Slovak.

The most common language spoken in Sugarloaf is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.