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Canonsburg, PA
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Canonsburg profile

Living in Canonsburg

Canonsburg is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,652 people and nine associated neighborhoods, Canonsburg is the 115th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Also of interest is that Canonsburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.26% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In terms of college education, Canonsburg is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.85% of adults in Canonsburg have a college degree.

The per capita income in Canonsburg in 2018 was $38,569, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,276 for a family of four. However, Canonsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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