Edinboro, PA

Edinboro profile

Living in Edinboro

Edinboro is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,964 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edinboro is the 211th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Edinboro is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edinboro is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edinboro who work in teaching (12.53%), food service (10.77%), and office and administrative support (9.07%).

Edinboro is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Edinboro to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

For a small borough, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Edinboro. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Edinboro.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Edinboro. 54.86% 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 Edinboro in 2018 was $21,684, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,736 for a family of four. However, Edinboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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