Washington Crossing is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,255 people and just one neighborhood, Washington Crossing is the 158th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Washington Crossing home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Washington Crossing real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Washington Crossing is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Washington Crossing is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Washington Crossing who work in management occupations (18.68%), sales jobs (13.97%) and office and administrative support (12.11%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.12% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In Washington Crossing, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Washington Crossing has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.