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.
Willow Street is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (17.55%), sales jobs (9.19%), and management occupations (8.40%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Willow Street telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.47% 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.
Willow Street’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Willow Street doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Willow Street are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.84% of adults in Willow Street have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Willow Street in 2010 was $31,877, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,508 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Willow Street is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.