Uniontown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,990 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Uniontown is the 107th largest community in Pennsylvania. Uniontown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Uniontown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Uniontown is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Uniontown who work in office and administrative support (15.40%), sales jobs (11.05%), and food service (7.87%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Uniontown rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.72% of adults 25 and older in Uniontown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Uniontown in 2010 was $19,380, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,520 for a family of four. Uniontown also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.69% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Uniontown is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Uniontown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Uniontown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Uniontown include Italian, Irish, English, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Uniontown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.