Canonsburg, PA


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Canonsburg is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,922 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Canonsburg is the 130th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, Canonsburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Canonsburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canonsburg is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canonsburg who work in office and administrative support (13.51%), sales jobs (9.35%), and business and financial occupations (7.85%).

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.

The percentage of people in Canonsburg who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.93% of adults in Canonsburg have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Canonsburg in 2010 was $26,203, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,812 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, Irish, Polish, and English.

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