Towanda, PA


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Towanda is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,812 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Towanda is the 472nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Towanda has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Towanda is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Towanda is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Towanda who work in office and administrative support (11.15%), management occupations (10.47%), and healthcare (9.50%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Towanda spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.85 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.

Towanda is a small borough, 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 Towanda citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.42% of adults in Towanda have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Towanda in 2010 was $23,849, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,396 for a family of four. However, Towanda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Towanda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Towanda residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Towanda include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

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

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