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0.54% growth
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8.98% growth
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4.15% decline

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The economy of Mount Penn, PA employs 1,602 people. The economy of Mount Penn, PA is specialized in Utilities; Manufacturing; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 2.69; 2.44; and 1.76 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Mount Penn, PA are Manufacturing (378), Retail trade (192), and Educational Services (162), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($76,042), Educational Services ($48,750), and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($44,005).

Median household income in Mount Penn, PA is $47,759. Males in Mount Penn, PA have an average income that is 1.18 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,219. The income inequality of Mount Penn, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Mount Penn, PA. In Berks County, PA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 67 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,076. Philadelphia County, PA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Pennsylvania.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Mount Penn, PA is from the county of Berks County, PA.

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Mount Penn, PA is home to a population of 3,177 people, from which 98% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Mount Penn, PA is composed of 2,205 White residents (69.4%), 774 Hispanic residents (24.4%), 144 Two+ residents (4.53%), 30 Black residents (0.94%), and 24 Asian residents (0.76%). The most common foreign languages in Mount Penn, PA are Spanish (389 speakers), German (33 speakers), and Greek (14 speakers), but compared to other places, Mount Penn, PA has a relative high number of Greek (14 speakers), German (33 speakers), and Japanese (9 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Reading City PUMA, PA awarded 1,880 degrees. The student population of Reading City PUMA, PA is skewed towards females, with 561 male students and 1,319 female students. Most students in Reading City PUMA, PA are White (1,289 and 68.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (209 and 11.1%), Black or African American (206 and 11%), and Unknown (73 and 3.88%). The largest universities in Reading City PUMA, PA by number of graduates are Alvernia University (687 and 36.5%), Albright College (522 and 27.8%), and Reading Area Community College (508 and 27%). The most popular majors in Reading City PUMA, PA are Registered Nursing (79 and 4.2%), General Business Administration & Management (79 and 4.2%), and General Business (76 and 4.04%). The median tuition costs in Reading City PUMA, PA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $31,650 and $31,650 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mount Penn, PA is $110,900, which is 0.54 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $115,700 to $110,900, a 4.15% increase. The homeownership rate of Mount Penn, PA is 67.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Mount Penn, PA have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mount Penn, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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