Aliquippa, PA


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Aliquippa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,197 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Aliquippa is the 123rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Aliquippa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aliquippa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Aliquippa who work in office and administrative support (18.20%), sales jobs (11.66%), and food service (7.88%).

The citizens of Aliquippa are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.14% of adults in Aliquippa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Aliquippa in 2010 was $19,221, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,884 for a family of four. However, Aliquippa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Aliquippa is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aliquippa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aliquippa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Aliquippa include German, Irish, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Aliquippa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.