Temple, PA


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Temple is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,899 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Temple is the 619th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Temple is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.87% of the Temple workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Temple is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Temple who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), healthcare (13.21%), and sales jobs (9.14%).

Temple is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Temple citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.03% of adults 25 and older in Temple have a college degree.

The per capita income in Temple in 2010 was $29,798, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,192 for a family of four. However, Temple contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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