Washington Boro is a tiny town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 759 people and just one neighborhood, Washington Boro is the 865th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Washington Boro was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Washington Boro real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Washington Boro house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Washington Boro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Washington Boro is a town of service providers, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Washington Boro who work in management occupations (20.50%), healthcare suport services (11.50%) and office and administrative support (9.50%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Washington Boro is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Washington Boro is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Washington Boro a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Washington Boro has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Washington Boro’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Washington Boro has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Washington Boro has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Washington Boro than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Washington Boro may be for you.
Washington Boro is a very car-oriented town. 97.03% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Washington Boro is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Washington Boro has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Washington Boro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.