Coopersburg, PA


Coopersburg profile

Living in Coopersburg

Coopersburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,478 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Coopersburg is the 545th largest community in Pennsylvania. Coopersburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Coopersburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Coopersburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some boroughs, Coopersburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coopersburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coopersburg is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coopersburg who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), food service (9.29%), and sales jobs (8.84%).

Also of interest is that Coopersburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Coopersburg is a small borough, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Coopersburg, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 87.43% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Being a small borough, Coopersburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Coopersburg citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.91% of adults in Coopersburg have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Coopersburg in 2010 was $32,024, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,096 for a family of four. However, Coopersburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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