Trafford is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,144 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Trafford is the 443rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Trafford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Trafford is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trafford who work in office and administrative support (16.79%), sales jobs (11.51%), and healthcare (10.75%).
One downside of living in Trafford, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.12 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Trafford is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.74% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Trafford in 2010 was $31,190, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,760 for a family of four. However, Trafford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Trafford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trafford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trafford include Italian, Irish, Slovak, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Trafford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.