Wattsburg is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 388 people and just one neighborhood, Wattsburg is the 961st largest community in Pennsylvania. Wattsburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Wattsburg is a blue-collar town, with 37.20% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wattsburg is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wattsburg who work in office and administrative support (16.91%), maintenance occupations (10.14%) and food service (7.25%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.34% 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
Wattsburg is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.