Wyomissing, PA

Wyomissing profile

Living in Wyomissing

Wyomissing is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,635 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wyomissing is the 103rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wyomissing is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wyomissing is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wyomissing who work in management occupations (12.39%), teaching (10.45%), and healthcare (10.07%).

Of important note, Wyomissing is also a borough of artists. Wyomissing has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wyomissing’s character.

One of the benefits of Wyomissing is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.94 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wyomissing. 50.15% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wyomissing in 2018 was $54,014, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,056 for a family of four. However, Wyomissing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wyomissing is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Wyomissing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wyomissing residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Wyomissing also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.95% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wyomissing include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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