Dunmore, PA

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Living in Dunmore

Dunmore is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 12,954 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dunmore is the 69th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Dunmore was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Dunmore is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dunmore is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunmore who work in office and administrative support (14.81%), management occupations (10.89%), and sales jobs (9.87%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Dunmore spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.39 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.

The citizens of Dunmore are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.06% of adults in Dunmore have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dunmore in 2018 was $34,170, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,680 for a family of four. However, Dunmore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dunmore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dunmore residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dunmore include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.

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