The small town of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania is home to just over 4,000 residents. Children under 5 account for a higher percentage of the population here (10%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family, while retirees figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just under 35, are decidedly younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Homeowners hold a slight majority over renters in Sinking Spring by a small 53%-47% margin. With an average rent of $1,077/month, exceeding the state average by $160/month, relatively high rent costs could be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Sinking Spring has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who possess a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (22%) compared to the national average (19%). Furthermore, 5% have a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Sinking Spring residents work in one of four industries: retail, healthcare, entertainment, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 34% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. Sinking Spring workers bring in an average annual income of just under $71,000, more than the Pennsylvania average. Sinking Spring's average income, however, is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345.
Averaging about 23 minutes, the commute time for Sinking Spring residents is faster than the state average of about 28 minutes. Many residents (46%) drive to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.