Shavertown is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,013 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shavertown is the 599th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Shavertown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shavertown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shavertown who work in sales jobs (13.17%), management occupations (11.99%), and office and administrative support (10.63%).
Also of interest is that Shavertown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Shavertown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shavertown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Shavertown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shavertown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Shavertown, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Shavertown is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Shavertown citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.77% of adults in Shavertown have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shavertown in 2018 was $32,362, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,448 for a family of four. However, Shavertown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Shavertown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shavertown residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Shavertown include Irish, Polish, German, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Shavertown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.