Clairton, PA
REAL ESTATE & DEMOGRAPHIC DATA




Highest
Lowest

Most expensive Clairton neighborhoods




Clairton profile


Living in Clairton


Clairton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,681 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clairton is the 196th largest community in Pennsylvania. Clairton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Unlike some cities, Clairton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clairton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clairton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clairton who work in office and administrative support (13.73%), sales jobs (12.83%), and management occupations (10.52%).

Of important note, Clairton is also a city of artists. Clairton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Clairton’s character.

One downside of living in Clairton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clairton, the average commute to work is 30.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

For a small city, Clairton has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Clairton exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

The citizens of Clairton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.44% of adults in Clairton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Clairton in 2010 was $19,942, 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 $79,768 for a family of four. However, Clairton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

Real Estate in Popular Clairton Neighborhoods

Zip Codes in Clairton, PA