Charleroi, PA


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Charleroi is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,015 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Charleroi is the 361st largest community in Pennsylvania. Charleroi has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Charleroi isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Charleroi are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Charleroi is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charleroi who work in sales jobs (11.89%), office and administrative support (10.83%), and healthcare suport services (7.82%).

In Charleroi, just 12.19% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Charleroi in 2010 was $17,046, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,184 for a family of four.

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

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