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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Canonsburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canonsburg is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canonsburg who work in office and administrative support (12.58%), sales jobs (12.01%), and management occupations (9.50%).
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.
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: 29.31% of adults in Canonsburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Canonsburg in 2010 was $27,106, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,424 for a family of four. However, Canonsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Canonsburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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 Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Canonsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.