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West Mifflin, PA
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West Mifflin profile

Living in West Mifflin

West Mifflin is a medium-sized borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 19,140 people and six associated neighborhoods, West Mifflin is the 44th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

A relatively large number of people in West Mifflin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.37% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Even though West Mifflin is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The population of West Mifflin overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in West Mifflin, 22.55% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Mifflin in 2018 was $33,952, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,808 for a family of four. However, West Mifflin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Mifflin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call West Mifflin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Mifflin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Mifflin include Irish, German, Italian, Slovak, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in West Mifflin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.