Willow Street, PA


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Willow Street is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,820 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Willow Street is the 176th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Willow Street real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Willow Street house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Willow Street is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Willow Street is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willow Street who work in office and administrative support (18.41%), sales jobs (13.00%), and healthcare (7.55%).

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.26% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

The overall crime rate in Willow Street is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Willow Street is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The overall education level of Willow Street citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.69% of adults in Willow Street have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Willow Street in 2010 was $32,704, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,816 for a family of four. However, Willow Street contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Willow Street is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.

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