Waynesboro, PA


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Waynesboro is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,848 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 99th largest community in Pennsylvania. Waynesboro has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Waynesboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Waynesboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waynesboro is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in office and administrative support (16.40%), food service (8.82%), and sales jobs (7.50%).

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

The percentage of adults in Waynesboro with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.71% of adults in Waynesboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2010 was $21,256, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,024 for a family of four. However, Waynesboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Waynesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.