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Living In New Kensington, PA

New Kensington, Pennsylvania is a small city with just under 13,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (22%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 44, is older than most cities in Pennsylvania. Most New Kensington residents own their homes, and 42% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $625 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in New Kensington will save around $3,500 compared to the state average.

Compared to the national average (5%), New Kensington has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). Furthermore, 17% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many New Kensington residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 24% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 7% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. New Kensington workers earn an average annual income of around $54K, about $10,000 less than the average Pennsylvania resident. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

New Kensington residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Many residents (40%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't used widely. Not many workers (3%) commute on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.

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