White Haven is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,097 people and two constituent neighborhoods, White Haven is the 769th largest community in Pennsylvania. White Haven has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs, White Haven isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in White Haven are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, White Haven is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in White Haven who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), management occupations (8.90%), and sales jobs (8.03%).
Overall, White Haven’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, White Haven is worth considering.
One downside of living in White Haven is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In White Haven, the average commute to work is 30.55 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of White Haven are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.43% of adults in White Haven have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in White Haven in 2010 was $25,729, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,916 for a family of four. However, White Haven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call White Haven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White Haven residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in White Haven include German, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in White Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.