Venetia, PA

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Venetia profile

Living in Venetia

Venetia is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,974 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Venetia is the 87th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Venetia real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Venetia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Venetia is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Venetia is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Venetia who work in management occupations (19.56%), sales jobs (15.33%), and office and administrative support (8.78%).

Also of interest is that Venetia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.25% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Venetia 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, Venetia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Venetia 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 Venetia, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.56 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Venetia, a lot of people use a streetcar to get to work every day though Venetia is a relatively small town. Those that ride a streetcar are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Venetia. 63.20% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Venetia in 2010 was $50,519, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $202,076 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Venetia is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Langs. of India.