Lock Haven, a small town in Pennsylvania, has a population of just under 10,000. Young adults (15-24) should feel right at home, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community, while middle-aged professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just under 33, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Home ownership is less common than renting in the area, and 36% of residents own their homes. With a relatively reasonable average rent of $711/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Pennsylvania. Over the course of a year, renters in Lock Haven will save around $2,500 compared to the state average.
Lock Haven residents have an average commute of about 19 minutes, faster than the state average of about 28 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, selected by 35% of workers, while public transportation isn't used. Walking (7%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number easily exceeds the national average.
Compared to the national average, Lock Haven has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or GED (21%). Furthermore, 6% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Lock Haven residents work in one of three industries: entertainment, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 20% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 6% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just over $40K, Lock Haven workers earn about $23,000 less than the average Pennsylvania resident. Lock Haven's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).
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