Trappe is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,556 people and just one neighborhood, Trappe is the 412th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Trappe real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Trappe house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Trappe is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Trappe is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trappe who work in management occupations (14.87%), office and administrative support (11.49%) and sales jobs (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Trappe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Trappe is also a borough of artists. Trappe has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Trappe’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.47% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Trappe is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Trappe’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Trappe, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.