Coopersburg, PA

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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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

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 very car-oriented borough. 87.43% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Coopersburg is a small borough , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Coopersburg has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

As is often the case in a small borough, Coopersburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Coopersburg overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Coopersburg, 22.91% 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.