Jersey Shore is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,139 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jersey Shore is the 343rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Jersey Shore has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jersey Shore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jersey Shore is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jersey Shore who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), management occupations (9.15%), and food service (8.58%).
The overall crime rate in Jersey Shore is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Jersey Shore, just 8.09% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jersey Shore in 2018 was $22,056, 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 $88,224 for a family of four. However, Jersey Shore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Jersey Shore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jersey Shore residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Jersey Shore include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Jersey Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.