Whitehall, PA


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Whitehall is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 27,313 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Whitehall is the 30th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Whitehall is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Whitehall is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitehall who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), sales jobs (10.27%), and management occupations (6.72%).

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

The citizens of Whitehall are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.13% of adults in Whitehall having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Whitehall in 2010 was $28,303, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,212 for a family of four. However, Whitehall contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Whitehall is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Whitehall home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Whitehall residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Whitehall also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.77% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Whitehall include Irish, Italian, Polish, and Slovak.

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