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Upper Black Eddy, PA
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Upper Black Eddy is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,613 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Upper Black Eddy is the 329th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Upper Black Eddy home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Upper Black Eddy real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Upper Black Eddy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Upper Black Eddy is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upper Black Eddy who work in management occupations (16.21%), sales jobs (10.99%), and office and administrative support (8.86%).

Of important note, Upper Black Eddy is also a town of artists. Upper Black Eddy has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Upper Black Eddy’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.25% 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.

Because of many things, Upper Black Eddy is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Upper Black Eddy really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Upper Black Eddy perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Upper Black Eddy is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Upper Black Eddy, the average commute to work is 36.17 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Upper Black Eddy ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Upper Black Eddy, 40.23% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Upper Black Eddy in 2018 was $46,907, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,628 for a family of four. However, Upper Black Eddy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Upper Black Eddy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


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