A small city in Pennsylvania, Easton has a population of slightly more than 27,000. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to feel welcome, as they account for an above-average 20% of the population. With an average age of just over 36, the city's population skews notably younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Renters are slightly more prevalent than homeowners in Easton by a slim 54%-46% margin. The average rent of $956/month is roughly equal to the state average.
Easton residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Many residents (36%) drive their car to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Walking (3%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.
Easton has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (22%) compared to the national average. In addition, 8% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Easton residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose. The four most common are manufacturing, retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 25% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top field in the city. Easton workers take home an average annual income of almost $60,000, about $3,000 less than those elsewhere in the state. Easton's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.