A small town in Pennsylvania, Shillington has a population of just over 5,000. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than they do nationally (14%). At an average age of just over 39, the town's population skews younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Just 23% of residents rent in Shillington, as home ownership is common in the area. The average rent of $865 a month is slightly below the state average.
Averaging about 21 minutes, Shillington's commute time outperforms the state average of about 28 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the prevailing way to get to work, chosen by 49% of commuters, while public transportation isn't widely used. A small percentage of residents walk to work.
Shillington has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (27%) compared to the national average. In addition, 11% have a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are five primary industries in Shillington: healthcare, entertainment, retail, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 35% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 10% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of just over $73K, Shillington workers earn more than their peers elsewhere in the state. However, Shillington's average income is roughly on par with the national average of $73,345.