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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
White Haven is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, White Haven is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in White Haven who work in office and administrative support (13.95%), sales jobs (9.58%), and food service (7.23%).
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.
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, White Haven has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes White Haven a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In White Haven, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.83 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The rate of college-level education in White Haven is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.31% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in White Haven in 2010 was $26,716, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,864 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 Indic languages.