Connellsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,515 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Connellsville is the 174th largest community in Pennsylvania. Connellsville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Connellsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Connellsville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Connellsville who work in office and administrative support (12.84%), sales jobs (10.57%), and management occupations (10.09%).
The percentage of people in Connellsville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.68% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Connellsville in 2010 was $19,800, 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 $79,200 for a family of four.
The people who call Connellsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Connellsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Connellsville include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Connellsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and German.